Mismanagement or sloppy business practices can quickly lead to trouble with Medicare fraud investigators, even when healthcare providers have no intention to defraud the government. >>>
The federal government's latest efforts to identify and correct fraud, waste, and abuse within federally funded healthcare programs are outlined in the 2014 work plan issued by the Office of Inspector General. >>>
Here's the dilemma for hospital and health system leaders: Many feel their reimbursements will ratchet down regardless of whether or not they make the big investments needed to transform their business models. >>>
New Hampshire has only one health insurer participating in its federal exchange marketplace, but state lawmakers and regulators are optimistic that other payers will join the market in 2015. >>>
It's more than convenience: An integrated retail pharmacy provides hospitals with opportunities to boost patient satisfaction and lower readmission rates while producing modest revenue. >>>
Refuting "conventional wisdom" and citing slowing healthcare cost growth, the Federation of American Hospitals says healthcare industry consolidation improves services and care coordination, and ensures continued access to care. >>>
With more than $150 million in revenue and 128 physicians, a joint corporation made up of established orthopedic practices allows them to continue operating independently, but with more clout. >>>
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