Analysis: Pulling back curtain on hospital prices adds new wrinkle in cost control
Jan 28, 2019 | 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, 2019 | 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, ...