CMS will delay updates to hospital star ratings until 2021
Aug 19 | Susan Morse
A few stakeholders recommended removing or suspending the overall star ratings from Hospital Compare until ...
Drug price forecast projects 4.5 percent increase in hospital drug spending for 2020
Aug 19 | Jeff Lagasse
Pharmaceutical costs are already a large share of most health ...
St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield target high cost claims
Aug 19 | Susan Morse
St. Elizabeth's five hospitals are the first in the state to participate in ...
CMS to display the star ratings for Affordable Care Act exchange plans
Aug 16 | Susan Morse
The price of plans will be included to create competition in the market that opens for 2020 ...
CashMD launches price transparency tool
Aug 16 | Laura Lovett
Users can search for the price of a procedure at providers in their area and then book an appointment through the app.
Up to 14% of internal medical residents have been bullied during training, Johns Hopkins found
Aug 16 | Jeff Lagasse
Those who reported harassment said bullying resulted in burnout, ...
U.S. spends more on healthcare, but not on social services spending, study finds
Aug 15 | Jeff Lagasse
Countries that spent more on social services tended to spend more on healthcare, ...
Majority of providers fall short of compliance with HIPAA access requirements
Aug 15 | Jeff Lagasse
The primary reason for noncompliance was that most providers don't send records ...
Insurers' collective premium rate increases are less than 1% for 2020 ACA plans
Aug 15 | Susan Morse
Numerous states reported requested rate decreases and only three have ...
Tufts and Harvard Pilgrim to merge, creating large nonprofit insurer
Aug 14 | Susan Morse
The new organization, yet to be named, will be one of the largest nonprofit health organizations ...