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Critically ill patients do better, cost Medicare less, at long-term acute care hospitals, study says
Jul 14, 2015 | Susan Morse
Medicare cost differences ranged from $13,806 to $20,809 over an ...
Healthcare providers in mad dash towards ICD-10
Jul 14, 2015 | Susan Morse
While larger systems have more resources to make the change, the smaller provider or physician practice may still ...
Leapfrog: 1 in 5 hospitals won't commit to ending medical errors
Jul 13, 2015 | Susan Morse
Though many hospitals are trying their best to become more transparent, one in five hospitals ...
Healthcare foes team up to tackle rising competition
Jul 13, 2015 | Susan Morse
Once bitter rivals, healthcare providers in same markets are finding it's better to keep their enemies ...
$12 million healthcare fraud case in downtown Houston
Jul 10, 2015 | Susan Morse
$12 million healthcare fraud case in Houston
What providers need to know about the bundled payment mandate
Jul 10, 2015 | Susan Morse
In the first year, there is a zero percent discount; the second year, a one percent price cut; and in ...
Obama nominates Andy Slavitt as CMS administrator
Jul 10, 2015 | Susan Morse
Slavitt to receive 'thorough consideration' Senate Marjority leader states.
HHS announces mandated bundled payments for hip, knee replacement
Jul 09, 2015 | Susan Morse
The five-year mandatory model would give healthcare providers a standard set of quality measures, ...
As unions grow, healthcare execs need to know how to handle them
Jul 09, 2015 | Susan Morse
As more healthcare companies see their staffs unionize, and new laws make it easier to do so, many ...
Home health director settles fraud claim for $1.1 million
Jul 09, 2015 | Susan Morse
Feds claim Vicki S. House, executive director of Nurses' Registry and Home Health, paid three local ...

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