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April 30, 2014
CMS Releases 2015 IPPS Proposal
HFMA: Healthcare Pricing Transparency a Shared Responsibility
Can Google Glass Get Any HIPAA?
Emanuel: Although 'not a perfect law,' ACA is protecting patients
The healthcare system is so broken, it's time for doctors to strike
Rural GA hospitals struggle to stay open
Opinion: Technology made healthcare expensive. Can it now control costs?
CT hospitals battle medical malpractice costs
Compromise elusive on HCA trauma centers
Layoffs near at KMC; losses reach $3.4M monthly
Opinion: A doctor's declaration of independence
April 29, 2014
Wilderness is this Doc's Emergency Department, Classroom, Passion
Telemedicine's Expanding Options
Health plans scramble to calculate 2015 rates
Hospitals push HHS on Obamacare subsidies via charity
Doctors get millions from Medicare after losing their licenses
ID board disapproves of telemedicine
April 28, 2014
State Medical Malpractice Caps Under Fire
Payment Reforms Paying Off in Arkansas, For Now
'Tiering and steering' a contentious issue for local healthcare
In poorest states, political stigma is depressing participation in health law
Debate heating up over CA hospital charity care bill
Behind the scenes, much of Healthcare.gov is still under construction
Few have sought exemption from healthcare mandate that they have insurance or pay fine
Covered CA executive director says improving healthcare literacy is state's primary task
Opinion: America's broken healthcare system—The role of drug, device manufacturers
April 25, 2014
Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list
Private HIX Riches Eyed in Group Coverage
Oregon to abandon Obamacare exchange
RAND: Medicare should weigh cost in coverage decisions
Rural hospitals face tough choices on computerized records
Physicians find security in the cloud
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders on Clinical Services and Profit Margins
April 24, 2014
CMS Poised to Announce ICD-10 Implementation Date
CDC: Try Drug Stewardship to Curb Antibiotic Overuse
NFP Hospitals' Revenue Growth Outpaced by Expense Growth Rate
Blum Latest Leader to Exit HHS
Medicare's $5 billion ambulance tab signals area of abuse
Study questions Obamacare impact on canceled plans
In Seattle, insurers and hospitals complain about new rules
Data governance required for healthcare data warehouse
Opinion: Heartbleed bodes ill for sensitive health data
Wellness programs grow more popular with employers
What big data can't tell us about healthcare
April 23, 2014
Managed Care Contract Negotiations Morph Under PPACA
Cyberattack Drill Exposes Healthcare's Vulnerabilities
Feds Stonewall ICD-10 Summit
US official responsible for reforming Medicare is leaving post
Court strikes down OH hospital merger
Male MDs earn way more than females in Medicare
Measure would increase physician assistant ratio in FL
Business tax on Bellingham WA hospital could mean $1.2 million a year for city
Opinion: The most misused word in healthcare
April 22, 2014
CMS to Speak with ICD-10 Backers Tuesday
HIX Success Could Generate Add-On Revenue for CT
Last-minute change in TN law lets hospitals drop patients
Opinion: ICD-10 delay—What's next for healthcare organizations?
Florida Blue: ACA enrollments 'exceeded expectations' but premiums may rise in 2015
Hospitals challenge observational case designation
AMA report: Doctors support nearly 572,000 jobs
Salaries rising for fundraisers at top charities
15-minute visits take a toll on the doctor-patient relationship
Court to consider Natchez hospital ombudsman
Intuitive Surgical profit dives 77% on robot sales
April 21, 2014
Governor Details Healthcare Payment Reform Path in Arkansas
Clock ticking for state exchanges
Democrats confront vexing politics over the healthcare law
Western PA to get taste of TN-style for-profit health care
Rural Maryland lacks healthcare resources
April 17, 2014
Reform Puts Vise Grips on Physicians
Medicare Opt-Out a Viable Physician Strategy
Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows
Obama to meet with healthcare leaders
Medicare kept paying indicted, sanctioned doctors
Opinion: ICD-10 delay—Politics trump health data quality
Is Obamacare a success? We might not know for a while
Are docs 'choosing wisely'?
MGH doctors to pay $4.5m over death
Hospital visits fell when seniors got drug coverage
April 16, 2014
Hospital Groups Back NQF Report on Patient Sociodemographics
NPP Demand Rising Under Value-Based Care Models
Census survey revisions mask health law effects
Hospitals sue Medicare over 'two-nights' rule
HMA posted $329 million loss in final year
FL lawmakers will re-evaluate funding model for safety net hospitals
Tufts, Lowell hospital uniting
Summa Health eliminates weekend premium pay for nurses
Agreement between MN hospital and interim CEO released
April 15, 2014
Crisis Spurs Healthcare Payment Reform in Arkansas
Providers Lag as Consumers Set Agenda
Report projects healthcare costs to dip slightly
How being a doctor became the most miserable profession
Medicare reversed payment cuts, and not many are happy about it
Healthcare reform unfinished, part 1: Hospitals take a hit
April 14, 2014
HIT Leaders Want Flexibility, Transparency from Next HHS Chief
ICD-10 Delay Alters Provider, Vendor Prep
Sebelius praises Obamacare, concedes rollout was botched
Opinion: Here are the biggest problems for Obamacare's next leader
NY City's hospital specialists are raking in millions of dollars
Turning the tables on healthcare
Opinion: How will Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial doctors respond to healthcare changes?
Opinion: Questions linger on LA hospital deals
Community Medical Center will be fifth for-profit hospital in MT
April 11, 2014
Budget chief is Obama's choice as new health secretary
Sebelius resigns after troubles over health site
ICD-10 delay makes healthcare leaders juggle
Sebelius Resigning from HHS
A doctor's 'people skills' affect patients' health
How the medical education system contributes to the doctor shortage
Opinion: A 'code death' for dying patients
April 10, 2014
CMS Makes Physician Claims Data Public
AMA Urges Caution with Medicare Doctor Data
Federal data reveals some docs getting millions from Medicare
The top 10 Medicare billers explain why they charged $121M in one year
LCMC Health signs deal to run New Orleans East Hospital
NJ hospital hit with lien over unpaid payroll taxes
Hopkins workers strike over wages
Should academic physicians serve on drug-company boards?
Health sector's hot real estate market
April 9, 2014
Sliver of Medicare doctors get big share of payouts
Release of Medicare Physician Payment Data Imminent
Economist: Disclosing doctors' Medicare pay might be 'pretty damning'
US insurers still expect cuts in 2015 Medicare payments
An insurer bets on primary care doctors to lower costs
Blue Cross cuts back on painkiller prescriptions
10 things EMRs won't say
Drugstores play doctor: Physicals, flu diagnosis, and more
What American healthcare can learn from Germany
April 8, 2014
OpenNotes Expands Regional EHR Adoption
CMS Forecasts Medicare Advantage Pay Rate Increase
Business Roundup: Tenet Wins Latest Round in SC Hospital Fight
AMA won't stop Medicare doc data release
CA hospitals overcharged Medicare by $367 million, audit says
Nurses from North Adams Regional Hospital picket bankruptcy court
When employees steal patient records
Jury awards nearly $3 million in MO malpractice case
April 7, 2014
ACOs Show Uneven Progress
Medicare Advantage Program Standards Tightening
7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success
Why walk-in healthcare is a fast-growing profit center for retail chains
Health insurance isn't a year-round thing anymore
KY jail signs up exiting inmates for health insurance
Rural MS hospitals align with larger ones to survive
Carolinas HealthCare integrating behavioral health in primary care practice
April 4, 2014
Medicare Advantage Cuts Expected
Next steps for states, health insurance under the ACA
How tech giants botched Obamacare
MA hospital files for bankruptcy liquidation; work to reopen ER continues
Doctor shortage found in western NY, upstate
Widow awarded $1.1 million in wrongful death lawsuit against ME doctor
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders on Executive Compensation
April 3, 2014
State Battles over Medicaid Expansion Heating Up
US to let public see how Medicare pays doctors
Blue Cross group sees Obamacare premium payments at 80-85 percent
Nonprofit insurers struggle in new marketplaces
Co-op health insurance plans see early success
Healthcare players see more changes coming to Obamacare
75 former NARH employees hired by Berkshire Medical Center
Top Boston hospital begins to tackle readmissions problem
Health department raises alarm about RI hospital infection controls after measles incident
April 2, 2014
Obama Quietly Signs SGR Patch Bill
White House: 7.1 million have signed up under ACA
Patient Volumes, Patterns Shifting
MSPB Adds Nuance to Readmission Rates
Opinion: Here's why it doesn't matter that 7M signed up for Obamacare
Wage war brews at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Parkland defends growing cost of new public hospital
New law to give NY nurse practitioners more freedom from doctors
Thousands of jobs shed in Pittsburgh region's hospitals
April 1, 2014
Senate Passes SGR Fix, Obama Likely to Sign
Payers Scramble to Set 2015 HIX Premium Rates
Healthcare.gov stumbles twice on deadline day
Obama predicts enrollment 'close' to 7 million
The ACA enrollment surge, by the numbers
Hospitals get slow start on stage 2 of Meaningful Use program
St. Charles Parish Hospital (LA) misspent $6 million in bond money, audit says
VT hospital prepares for more patients after the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital