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 ...
Day Kimball Healthcare has sights set on partnership with California for-profit
Aug 14 | Jeff Lagasse
It could be several months before the deal is finalized, though the agreement itself ...
Pharmacy benefit managers keep less than 1% percent of rebates for Medicare Part D drugs, GAO says
Aug 14 | Susan Morse
Part D plan sponsors mainly used five PBMs in 2016: CVS Caremark, ...
Healthcare cybersecurity market poised for growth over the coming years
Aug 14 | Jeff Lagasse
The rapid adoption of digital technologies is considered beneficial to providers, but it can ...
Hospital price increases for inpatient services will cost consumers and employers $250B over next decade
Bright Health to expand its health plan model to 13 new markets for 2020
Aug 13 | Susan Morse
The expansion marks a nearly 300% increase in product offerings compared to 2019.
Surprise medical bills in ER and inpatient settings are soaring, JAMA finds
Aug 13 | Jeff Lagasse
The chance of a surprise bill was more than 90% in 15% of the hospitals studied, and for ...