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The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Opinion: HSAs lucrative for insurers, costly for consumers
In its ongoing attempt to weaken a key provision of the healthcare reform law -- the one that requires insurers to...
Web Exclusive: A Modest Proposal: Pay More for Care Only if It's Better
By applying comparative effectiveness research results to federal reimbursements, only medical services with higher...
Web Exclusive: Baptist Health in an Arkansas State of Denial
An economic conflict of interest policy is put to the legal test at Baptist Health in Arkansas. The state's highest...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...
Insurers must reshape their image and impact upcoming regulations
Industry observers queried by Health Plan Week say health insurers have no one but themselves to blame for a poor...
Doctor, heal thy attitude
In this article, BusinessWeek asks whether or not doctors are hypocrites as part of a debate over whether doctors are...
Paying doctors to ignore patients
This New York Times op-ed offers an analysis of the flaws in our current fee-for-service reimbursement system by...
MGMA: Extreme Challenges
The world is changing--fast--and medical groups will need to adapt, says James Canton, PhD. He kicked off the MGMA's...
MGMA: On the Road
The annual MGMA conference is next week, so I'm getting ready to hit the road to Philadelphia. This is the big medical...