Medicare cutbacks pinch Pennsylvania hospitals, doctors
Frustrated with a recent slowdown in payments from the federal health insurer, the 19-hospital UPMC tried for several years to have the Pittsburgh healthcare market reclassified with Eastern Pennsylvania as a way of boosting the region's average wages--a key measure used in the calculation of Medicare hospital reimbursements.
- Senators Hear How Two-Midnight Rule Harms Patients, Hospitals
- 3 Management Lessons from a Supermarket Debacle
- Medicare Advantage Carriers See 'No Choice' But to Accept Cuts
- Physicians to Appeal 'Docs v. Glocks' Ruling in FL
- IOM Identifies GME Problems, Calls for Finance Changes
- Healthcare Costs Start With What We Eat
- Handshaking Spreads Germs. Get Over It.
- Revenue Cycles Get a Boost from Simple JPEG Files
- Hospitals Likely to Outsource ICD-10 at Launch
- Anatomy of 3 Health System Rebranding Efforts