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Web Exclusive: Blue Shield CA relents on proposed rate increase
Blue Shield of California has abandoned a push to raise health care premiums starting May 1 for individual and family...
Analysis illustrates big gap between Medicare taxes and benefits
An updated financial analysis shows that the amount workers have paid does not come close to covering the full value...
Top 6 Financial Game Changers for Hospitals
It's been a challenging year for healthcare executives with fiduciary responsibilities. Legislative reform, rising...
Web Exclusive: OIG: Medicare Contractor Overpaid $39.2 Million for Diabetic's Supplies
An audit by the Office of Inspector General finds deficient claims by NHIC Corp, one of four regional Medicare...
Jackson Health System struggles to balance budget
As Jackson's governing board prepares to vote Monday on a proposed budget for 2011, its two money-losing nursing homes...
HP snags $200M Medicare claims contract
Palo Alto, CA-based HP Enterprise Services has been awarded a $200 million contract for Medicare Part B claims...
Web Exclusive: MHA Says Bay State Hospitals Cut $3.1B in Expenses
An updated Massachusetts Hospital Association in-house study shows hospital cost trends have moderated substantially...
Web Exclusive: Auto Insurers Pledge Tighter Scrutiny of Hospitals' Cost-shifting
A new report by a casualty insurance industry think tank says hospitals are cost-shifting billions of dollars in...
Web Exclusive: More Employed Seniors Could Extend Medicare Solvency, Says RAND
Last spring, the predictions by the Medicare trustees were dire: the Medicare Hospital Insurance Fund (Part A) would...
Web Exclusive: CBO: Senate Reform Bill Would Extend Life of Medicare Part A Payments
If Congress enacts the Senate healthcare reform bill (HR 3590), the legislation could extend the life of the Medicare...

Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Nursing Home Administration
Learn the nuts and bolts of how to be an effective SNF administrator. This book serves as your blueprint to managing...