After stumbling at the starting line, federal officials are pushing for a strong finish in the inaugural open enrollment period for the new public health insurance exchanges. And they're offering some individuals a deadline extension. >>>
The chief financial officer at Montefiore Health System in the Bronx explains how the organization has managed to stay in the black, generate modest operating margins, and even reinvest in itself while serving a largely poor patient population. >>>
Medicaid expansion, regulation of insurers, and oversight of private insurance plans are key factors in the national healthcare reform effort, a Commonwealth Fund report suggests. >>>
Having reached the probable limits of their healing powers, several clinicians and administrators at Gundersen Health System made sure a patient got what he really needed—no matter what. >>>
As the inaugural open enrollment period for the new individual health coverage exchanges comes to a close, CMS officials are proposing several changes and additions to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that HIX hold and grow. >>>
Lobbying efforts by community hospital chain Steward and a labor union take on the Boston-based teaching hospitals. >>>
Using organ procurement organizations reduces costs and is safer for patients and medical staff. But complex reimbursement rules deter some transplant hospitals from allowing organs from brain-dead donors to be recovered off site. >>>
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