Price transparency rule could lead to narrower networks, experts say
Jan 08 | Jeff Lagasse
For capitalism to continue in healthcare, negotiations need to continue behind closed doors, one ...
Former Anthem executive Brad Smith named CMMI director
Jan 07 | Susan Morse
Smith co-founded Aspire Health, which Anthem acquired in 2018.
Healthcare paperwork cost U.S. $812 billion in 2017, 4 times more per capita than Canada
Jan 07 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors, hospitals, and other health providers in the U.S. spent far more on ...
CMS releases 2021 Medicare Advantage risk adjustment payment changes
Jan 07 | Susan Morse
Risk scores will be calculated using 75% encounter data, an increase of 25% over this year.
Owner of Los Angeles rehab center pleads guilty to $175 million healthcare fraud
Jan 07 | Jeff Lagasse
The owner pleaded guilty to seven counts of grand theft, five counts of insurance ...
Older adults use online physician ratings, but view them cautiously, poll shows
Jan 06 | Jeff Lagasse
Online reviews matter about as much as what an older person hears from family and ...
Expected record flu season could be financial windfall for hospitals
Jan 06 | Jeff Lagasse
In the last week of December, an average of 6.9% of patient visits were due to the flu or ...
20 Democratic states ask Supreme Court to review ACA decision
Jan 06 | Susan Morse
The petition asks the Court to review the case before the end of the current term in June.
Structured, salary-only compensation plan for physicians a possible model for pay equity
Jan 03 | Jeff Lagasse
In the model, pay equity was affirmed in 96% of cases, and of those with ...
New Maine law says private health insurers must provide hearing aid benefits
Jan 03 | Jeff Lagasse
Previously, Maine required hearing aid coverage for children under the age of 18, and ...