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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...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Web Exclusive: Is First Medicare Advantage Cut a Fatal Blow?
CMS reduced Medicare Advantage reimbursements for 2010 and more cuts are expected in the coming years. So don't be...
Web Exclusive: Mr. President, Use the Scalpel
By cutting payments to special needs plans, the president is in effect decimating programs that could ultimately be the...
Web Exclusive: How Post-acute Care Can Improve Hospital Financial Performance
Although the current economic environment is negatively impacting the entire healthcare industry, many health systems...
Web Exclusive: Hey, Health Insurers: You're Missing Out
Health insurers lose 3% of its group members annually because they aren't retaining members who retire or lose group...
Web Exclusive: Three Takeaways from the MHS Project—So Far
CMS' second interim report on the Medicare Health Support project provided reasons why CMS ended the project last year...
Web Exclusive: Government Solution to Health Reform Offered
A public insurance option would compete with private insurers as a way to provide a level playing field to protect...
Three Things Different About Stark’s HIT Bill
House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chair Pete Stark recently introduced a bill designed to encourage nationwide...
Web Exclusive: What Medicare Beneficiaries Don't Know May Hurt Them
A recent Senate hearing and a study highlighted problems Medicare is having communicating and educating its...