- Gregory A. Freeman, April 25, 2018
Democrats are pushing for a Medicare program that would cover all Americans, a change that would rattle the healthcare industry. Uncertainty over how quickly to proceed may slow their efforts.
- Gregory A. Freeman, April 18, 2018
A not-for-profit health system in Florida is launching its own Medicare Advantage plan. The local market has plenty of competition but the system sees the health plan as the right move.
- Gregory A. Freeman, May 16, 2018
Texas is the latest state to create a simplified physician credentialing system for health plans. The goal is to draw more physicians into Medicaid programs.
- Gregory A. Freeman, April 11, 2018
PBMs, retailers, and providers are getting together to integrate health plans, with Walmart-Humana taking mergers to another level of complexity and transformation, says one healthcare consultant.
- Steven Porter, April 24, 2018
The IPPS proposal calls for greater price transparency from hospital providers.
- Gregory A. Freeman, May 9, 2018
Data may be the key to surviving in the changing healthcare industry.
- Gregory A. Freeman, May 2, 2018
An alliance of five healthcare organizations will run a blockchain pilot to create a provider directory. If successful, the approach could lead to cost savings.
- John Commins, April 2, 2018
Total civil recoveries are down $400 million from fiscal year 2016, but in line with the five-year annual average of $1.2 billion.
- Gregory A. Freeman, May 23, 2018
Recent moves to consolidate insurance customers under one corporate structure could lead next to carriers acquiring hospital networks.