Medicare & Medicaid

Arkansas Surgical Hospital
Apr 16, 2015 | Henry Powderly
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services assigns ratings to more than 3,500 hospitals, which…
Busy doctors
Apr 16, 2015 | Henry Powderly
Tennessee-based Iasis, which operates acute-care hospitals, said its revised 2014 revenue will be $2.5 billion, $30 million…
Apr 15, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Though new Medicare LTAC regulations are challenging health systems, they're a big opportunity for giants in the…
Apr 10, 2015 | Henry Powderly
The bill would expand coverage using federal subsidies, but would also require some enrollees to pay premiums and participate in job programs.
oxygen mask close up
Apr 08, 2015 | Susan Morse
Doctors overstated the amount of time the nurse anesthetists spent with patients, pocketing about 9…
Elderly hands close up
Apr 07, 2015 | Anthony Brino
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service said the final revenue increase was driven by a…
Stressed doctor
Apr 06, 2015 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Out of 1,010 large medical groups that Medicare evaluated under the physician value-based payment modifier, just 14 are getting payment increases…
group of doctors at a laptop
Apr 02, 2015 | Susan Morse
The agency is also briefly delaying enforcement of the 'two midnight rule' until Senators have a chance to vote on…
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Apr 02, 2015 | Henry Powderly
So far, 28 states expanded the program, with most showing a real drop in charity care and bad debt after the adoption.
Supreme Court building exterior
Apr 02, 2015 | Susan Morse
Uncertainty created by allowing the providers to go to court on reimbursement rates rather than petition the Center…