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AMA, McKesson to market molecular diagnostics library
Mar 01, 2013 | Anthony Brino
As the use of molecular diagnostics increases -- amid the race to $1,000-or-less personal genomic sequencing -- ...
IBC, Abington Health, Lumeris pen accountable care pact
Feb 26, 2013 | Anthony Brino
An accountable care initiative comprising insurer Independence Blue Cross, local provider group Abington ...
Mental health EHBs final rule released by HHS
Feb 22, 2013 | Anthony Brino
The Department of Health and Human Services has published final rules for essential health benefits and several other ...
Medicare Advantage, Part D updates proposed by CMS
Feb 20, 2013 | Anthony Brino
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed several dozen regulatory updates to Medicare ...
WellPoint names new CEO
Feb 14, 2013 | Anthony Brino
WellPoint's board of directors have selected Joseph Swedish to head the company after last August's investor-stoked departure of ...
Rural hospitals brace for sequestration
Feb 13, 2013 | Anthony Brino
Rural hospitals are girding for harsh impacts from a 2 percent decrease in Medicare reimbursements under federal spending ...
Illinois hospitals in legal tussle over insurer contracting
Feb 12, 2013 | Anthony Brino
Peoria, Ill.-based Methodist Health Services Corp. has filed a lawsuit accusing the region's largest ...
Humana's earnings slip, but top line performance impresses
Feb 05, 2013 | Anthony Brino
Managed care insurer Humana reported its earnings sank 3.5 percent in the fourth quarter 2012 from ...
Feb 01, 2013 | Anthony Brino
With an eye towards more integrated care delivery and a new business line, two of Atlanta's largest health systems ...
Deloitte: Health plan mergers don't always create value
Jan 31, 2013 | Anthony Brino
Health insurance company mergers and acquisitions don't always provide incremental value according ...

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