Monumental tasks lie ahead for those in healthcare. Most pressing is the "fiscal cliff," which healthcare executives expect to squeeze reimbursements even more. >>>
Love it or hate it, this landmark expansion of healthcare coverage has proven itself sturdy. Those who understand the healthcare industry understand that economics, not politics, is the primary force behind the law's resilience. >>>
State plans for their proposed health insurance exchanges are due next week, but not all will meet the deadline. The federal government will operate exchanges for states that cannot or will not, but its capability to do so are not entirely clear. >>>
Addressing a litany of government mandates while dealing with a sluggish economy has created a challenge for hospital and health system CFOs looking to raise large amounts of capital. Mergers are one answer, but there are other options. Joint ventures, venture capital, bank loans, alone and in combination can provide the critical dollars to stay competitive. >>>
Family practitioners stand to receive a 7% reimbursement increase while pathologists will lose almost as much under the final federal fee schedule for physician and specialty provider groups released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. >>>
In an interview, Kaiser Permanente COO Bernard J. Tyson discusses how when he becomes CEO next year, he will continue to build out strategies already in motion, including an agenda of coordinating care. >>>
Now that the election results are in, and uncertainty over the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is over, payers are building their best strategies for slowing down, or repealing, parts of the law. >>>
Date: Nov. 27, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
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