What’s in store for health plans in 2012? Look for health insurers to be acquired by hospitals, Medicare Advantage to stay hot, Medicaid insurers to get hot, and the spending spree to continue. >>>
Health systems are adding freestanding imaging centers and aiming for around-the-clock coverage. At the same time, they are being pressed to reduce extravagant and unnecessary imaging costs and to improve patient outcomes. >>>
Hospital and health system CFOs continue to grapple with a snail-like economic recovery. Now they have the added challenge of a federal deficit crisis that promises to put Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rates in further jeopardy. >>>
Our third annual list of healthcare buzzwords and catchphrases includes a handful of terms that are really oxymorons. And if you think about it, that's the very theme of health reform today. >>>
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