Some acute care hospitals would see a $1.1 billion reduction in cuts to Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) funds for two years under a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposal. >>>
Starting with a directive to improve collections on unpaid patient invoices, Promise Healthcare used internal and external groups to bring in nearly $14 million. >>>
A tax expert describes how forgiving medical debts that a healthcare provider will more than likely never collect has an "incredibly low cost, generating very high return" for hospitals. >>>
In the Leapfrog Group's third release of hospital safety grades, overall scores rose minutely, but more hospitals got worse than got better. "So far, these numbers aren't really moving," says CEO Leah Binder. >>>
The amount of spiritual support received by terminally ill patients has a direct impact on the aggressiveness of their end-of-life care. But not in the way you're probably thinking. >>>
Whether boards are too large, too unwieldy, or have members who are underqualified to effectively provide strategic direction, many of them need help to deal with the new realities of healthcare. >>>
Regardless of how your organization looks on the massive list of hospital pricing data released to the public by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, you've got some strategic thinking to do. >>>
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