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November 26, 2014
Insurers' listings of in-network doctors often out of date
More medicine goes off limits in US drug-price showdown
How the ACA is redefining health insurance coverage
Costs of responding to Ebola adding up
UPMC may have to tweak doctor contracts following Highmark terminations
Why are more and more hospitals partnering with each other?
How to navigate big data in healthcare
RWJ Hamilton CEO: Hospitals must adapt in order to remain successful
Opinion: What healthcare can learn from CHS data breach
November 25, 2014
Transforming Decision Support and Reporting
Slideshow: Healthcare Executives Eye Efficiency
Burwell wants more Obamacare transparency
High court will uphold Obamacare subsidies
HHS formally moves to close loophole allowing plans without hospital benefits
GAO urges study of how hospitals report some fees
Some experts dispute claims of looming doctor shortage
Upfront costs of going digital overwhelm some doctors
Africa inspires a healthcare experiment in NY
November 24, 2014
CMS Mulls Income-Adjusting MA Stars
Aligning Executive Compensation with Provider Mission
Healthcare M&A leads global deal surge
Change in healthcare law would take aim at consumer inertia
House GOP finally files lawsuit against Obama over healthcare law
Cat got your tongue, Obamacare's secrets
How to arrive at the best health policies
Opinion: Teaching hospitals are the best place to test health innovation
We must protect vital '340B' drug discounts for safety net hospitals
November 21, 2014
Former NQF Co-Chair Linked to Conflicts of Interest in Journal Probe
Providers' Push to Consolidate Roils Payers
Obama Administration boosted Obamacare numbers with dental plans
US states get more, spend more on Medicaid under Obamacare
Health insurance costs have nowhere to go but up
The way we pay for healthcare is broken. A CEO describes how
Healthcare costs: It's time for patients to take control
Blue Cross objects to hospital transparency data dump
CA hospitals reported 6,282 adverse events over four years
That medical test costs $50, or is it $500?
November 20, 2014
Medicare Cost, Quality Data Tools Weak, Says GAO
Slideshow: Reforming Executive Compensation to Accelerate Change
HHS releasing few stats from
Medicare, Medicaid get 'big data' chief
How much did health insurance rates go up? It's complicated
High volume slows Maryland's health exchange website
The next step for Partners HealthCare
Emdeon to buy Change Healthcare for $135 million
KS hospital at risk of losing Medicare payments
MN legislator seeks stiffer penalties for attacks on nurses
Opinion: How medical care is being corrupted
November 19, 2014
AMA Pushes Lame Duck Congress for SGR Repeal
Quality in Ambulatory Surgical Settings Gets a Closer Look
GAO: Government fails to provide adequate data on Medicare provider cost and quality
States seek immunity from SCOTUS ruling on health subsidies
Hospitals improvise Ebola defenses, at a cost
CA regulator knocks Anthem, Blue Shield on Obamacare networks
AG seeks to negotiate over MA hospital closure
9 healthcare innovations driven by open data
CHS sells another hospital to Prime Healthcare
Doctor shortage looming? Maybe not
November 18, 2014
Obamacare: 5 things to know about the law's future
More ACA plans likely to exclude major hospitals in the future
Vanderbilt aims to be agile with medical center spinoff
Houston hospital system faces lawsuit over labor dispute
November 17, 2014
CIOs, CMOs Share EHR, Telehealth Adoption Experiences
Health Plans Braced for Open Enrollment
Some new frustrations as health exchange opens
States working to fix hobbled healthcare websites
Hospitals and pharmacies grapple with rising drug prices
Health plans lead to more hospital pre-pays
Schumer to Obama: Reimburse NYC for $20M Ebola treatment
6 executives at Highmark, Allegheny Health Network hospital system exceed $1M pay
Few TX hospitals lose funding after 'immediate jeopardy'
IA hospitals seeing fewer uninsured patients
November 14, 2014
Population Health Challenges HIT, Quality Leaders
Family of Dallas Ebola victim settles with hospital that treated him
First look at health insurance rates for next year is encouraging
HHS promotes's cyber defenses
The selling of Obamacare 2.0
Faculty shortage puts nursing field in critical condition
FL healthcare exec sentenced to prison for $7 million Medicare fraud
Survey: One third of physicians use telemedicine, one fifth are reimbursed
The insidious new ways Big Pharma is manipulating doctors' drug choices
Will work when open enrollment begins?
November 13, 2014
AMA Calls for Coverage Expansion, SGR Repeal
Obamacare reboot a test for Burwell
Hospitals are finally starting to put real-time data to use
Here's what might happen if SCOTUS rules against Obamacare
Red state ID launches its own Obamacare exchange
Maryland health exchange ready for signups, official says
Blue Cross (NE) OKs 5 hospitals despite contract fight
Rural hospitals in critical condition
November 12, 2014
Saline Compounding a Poor Option for Hospitals
End to Global Payments a 'Nightmare,' Surgeons Say
States race to improve health insurance exchanges
Health insurance premiums to fluctuate under Obamacare
Hospital CEO contends with Medicaid conundrum
Doctors cash in on drug tests for seniors, and Medicare pays the bill
Catholic bishops weigh tightening rules for healthcare partnerships
Bert Fish Medical Center chooses FL hospital
Opinion: Could hospitals be an engine of economic development?
WellCare questions Medicare Advantage ratings
FL hospital pledges millions to help solve homelessness
November 11, 2014
Louisiana Votes to Protect Healthcare Funding
Price Transparency Embraced in Massachusetts
Shortage of Medicaid doctors? Not if you ask patients
November 10, 2014
Highmark Dreams of Growth Beyond Insurance
Steward Announces Medical Center Closure; AG to Investigate
Partners pays a price after bid for South Shore Hospital
The Supreme Court is one step closer to torpedoing Obamacare
Consumers now able to window-shop for insurance on
Obamacare's early impact on CA hospital earnings
Fairmont (MN) hospital struggles after Mayo takeover
WV hospital purchase debated
November 7, 2014
Telehealth Gets More Coverage from CMS
Lung Biopsy Value, Costs Questioned
Voters Opt for Higher Wages, Safety Net Funding
How much is that MRI, really? MA shines a light
WellCare faces whistleblower case over denying payment for hospital stays
Four NYC hospitals to receive $1.6 billion for storm improvements
Steward plans to close Quincy Medical Center by end of year
Opinion: Hospitals earn the tax benefits they receive
November 6, 2014
Massachusetts AG Defends Partners M&A Deal
Two-Midnight, Pioneer ACO Rules Targeted by OIG
Obama: Some lines can't be crossed on healthcare
New Ebola funding request would dwarf previous commitment
What a Republican Senate means for Obamacare
Like it or not, Obamacare's juicing health stocks
Medicaid expansion hopes dashed
Health insurance deadline prompts marketing blitz to drum up business
November 5, 2014
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Explore Emergency Department Solutions
Hospitals Seek Cost Savings in Alternative Fuel Sources
Less than 17% of Hospitals Demonstrate MU Stage 2 Capabilities, CMS Says
More scrutiny coming for Medicare Advantage, Obamacare
Alameda County (CA) seeks answers in $162 million hospital debt
$37 million: Amount Dignity Health will settle for overbilling Medicare, military health program
Court rules Westport doctor can be sued for HIPAA violation
GA health system eliminating 219 positions
Novant Health to cut pay for medical secretaries
Memorial Hermann uses Google Glass to speed stroke treatment
November 4, 2014
OPPS 2015 Final Rule Detailed
The Impact of the ICD-10 Delays
Readmission Rates Can be Curbed by Longer LOS, Study Finds
US top court does not act yet on Obamacare subsidies challenge
Malpractice reform won't do much to reduce health spending
Hospitals could pay big if they don't lower infection rates
Predicting the role of healthcare CIOs in 2020
Can this doctor save US healthcare?
November 3, 2014
The Indirect ROI of Retail and Wellness Models
NQF Wants Risk-Adjusted Outcomes, Costs, Payments
Behind CMS's $840M Move to Fix Physicians' Practices
MA, feds reach five-year, $41.4B healthcare accord
Defects found before debut of health insurance site for small businesses
Prescription drug overdoses burden hospitals, the economy
Dignity Health to pay $37 million to settle overbilling claims
Carondelet sale leaves future of two hospital foundations in doubt
Cleveland Clinic invests in 'functional medicine' to fix dysfunctions in healthcare