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A large pay gap exists between independent and hospital-employed doctors
Mar 04 | Jeff Lagasse
The payment gap was $63,000 for primary care doctors, $178,000 for medical specialists and ...
Health insurers commit to helping seniors receive the COVID-19 vaccine
Mar 04 | Jeff Lagasse
The Vaccine Community Connectors pilot aims to enable the vaccination of 2 million 65-plus ...
Humana, University of Houston announce value-based care specialization program
Mar 03 | Jeff Lagasse
The two entities have created this specialization to help bridge the VBC knowledge gap.
Elizabeth Fowler to lead CMMI as HHS announces new spate of hires
Mar 03 | Jeff Lagasse
The new appointees join at a time when expertise is critical to tackling the ongoing COVID-19 ...
Kindred Healthcare and Mercy acquire Everest Rehabilitation Hospital of Oklahoma City
Mar 02 | Jeff Lagasse
Both Oklahoma City hospitals serve patients recovering from strokes and other ...
Lowering anesthesiology costs is a tangible benefit of value-based care frameworks
Mar 02 | Jeff Lagasse
It's a complicated specialty that provides a potential road map to broader ...
Financial incentives for hospitals spur rapid changes to opioid use disorder treatment
Mar 01 | Jeff Lagasse
Strengthening the link between the ED and treatment offers an opportunity to ...
OIG: Hospitals are upcoding severity levels for Medicare patients
Mar 01 | Jeff Lagasse
Stays at the highest severity level are vulnerable to inappropriate billing practices, OIG says.
Cigna's Evernorth subsidiary purchasing MDLive in bid to expand telehealth services
Feb 26 | Jeff Lagasse
Given telehealth's popularity, executives see the acquisition as part ...
Biden Administration secures supply of new COVID-19 therapeutic treatment
Feb 26 | Jeff Lagasse
The treatment uses two monoclonal antibodies, bamlanivimab and etesevimab, to treat ...

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