The vote marks the 17th time that Congress has provided a short-term fix for the formula that sets Medicare pay rates for physicians. Included in the bill are two controversial provisions to delay implementation of the ICD-10 medical coding set and the so-called two-midnights rule. >>>
The clock is ticking and insurers operating on the new public health insurance exchanges have just two months to gather data on 2014 enrollees to help guide decisions on business plans for 2015. >>>
Joe Swedish says a revolution in healthcare is heating up and it will be dependent on a rapidly evolving tech landscape through big data, social networks, and personal connectivity. >>>
For years, hospitals have complained about low Medicaid payment rates. Now hospital associations are leading the fight to expand Medicaid to millions of low-income adults in two dozen states that have yet to embrace expansion. >>>
As tensions between employed physicians and their hospital bosses ratchet up, HR professionals need to draft a strategy for either blocking or accepting the likely event that doctors will organize into labor unions. >>>
Reduced inpatient admissions and readmissions are having a corresponding effect on hospital and health system revenues, with question marks over reimbursements. Hospitals are bracing for impact. >>>
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