William Rogers named ICD-10 ombudsman; CMS gives last minute tips for Oct. 1 prep
Aug 28, 2015 | Susan Morse
William Rogers, MD, director of the Physicians Regulatory Issues Team at the ...
Amputees protest Medicare cuts to prosthetics as advocates meet with HHS
Aug 28, 2015 | Susan Morse
Amputees against proposed changes to Medicare coverage that would result in less expensive, ...
Another Pioneer ACO, Beacon Health, frustrated over performance, may exit program
Aug 27, 2015 | Susan Morse
Another Pioneer ACO participant, Beacon Health in Maine, is considering exiting the ...
ACO operator Collaborative Health Systems says partners saved millions
Aug 27, 2015 | Susan Morse
Nine ACOs that partner with CHS generated $27 million in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock may exit Pioneer ACO program, officials say
Aug 27, 2015 | Susan Morse
Facing losses for two years in a row, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is considering pulling out ...
Revenue cycle firm Cardon Outreach to merge with Diversified Healthcare Resources
Aug 26, 2015 | Susan Morse
The merger consolidates technology and revenue cycle services of both companies to ...
Mercy Medical Center, facing lawsuit, will allow sterilization of California woman
Aug 25, 2015 | Susan Morse
Under the threat of a potential lawsuit, the Catholic-affiliated Mercy Medical ...
Narrow networks dominate in states with more HMOs, study finds (Map)
Aug 25, 2015 | Susan Morse
Narrow insurance networks are gaining traction across the United States, as insurers have ...
Billions wasted in payment challenges tied to eligibility verification, report says
Aug 25, 2015 | Susan Morse
MeriTalk report claims 11 percent of people who receive government healthcare ...
Home health workers entitled to same overtime, wages as hospital-based workers, court says
Aug 24, 2015 | Susan Morse
Home health workers employed by an agency are subject to the same minimum ...