Analysis: Pulling back curtain on hospital prices adds new wrinkle in cost control
Jan 28 | Kaiser Health News
What has long been shrouded in darkness is now being thrown into the light.
As hospitals post sticker prices online, most patients will remain befuddled
Jan 10 | Kaiser Health News
As of Jan. 1, in the name of transparency, the Trump administration required that all ...
California Medicaid generating big profits for state administrators
Nov 06, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
Overall, Medicaid insurers in the Golden State made $5.4 billion in profits from 2014 to 2016, in ...
Report: Urine-based drug tests helping some doctors soak up profits
Nov 06, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
Billing data from Medicare and private insurance billing nationwide shows spending on urine ...
ACA sign-up campaigns see varied funding between states
Nov 01, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
State markets are in charge of their own marketing and enrollment assistance programs, so are somewhat immune ...
Medicare paid $1.5 billion to replace failed heart devices
Oct 02, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
Officials said the $1.5 billion lost from 2005 through 2014 was a "conservative estimate" while ...
Drug makers fueling PAC donations after politicians mention pricing
Sep 27, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
Drug industry PACs can mobilize quickly to disperse funds to legislators ahead of impending ...
CMS launches hospice comparison tool with 'limited value'
Aug 18, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
The new consumer-focused website compares hospice agencies with self-reported quality reporting ...
HHS nominee delayed by Democrats over testimony about women's health funding
Aug 10, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
The Texas physician is the president's choice for assistant secretary of ...
Price explosion for heart drugs cost hospitals millions
Aug 10, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
Following major price increases, use of the two cardiac medicines has dramatically decreased at 47 hospitals, ...