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Web Exclusive: How to Terminate Contracts to Boost Revenue
Terminating a managed care contract can be emotionally difficult, but getting rid of a contract that is not working can...
Web Exclusive: Cardinal Health to Acquire Kinray for $1.3B
Cardinal Health says it is expanding its access to independent pharmacies in the northeast by acquiring Kinray, Inc...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Blue Cross of MA agrees to reduce rate increase
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest health insurer, has agreed to reduce a dramatic rate...
Magazine: Quality: Partners in Improvement
Some new collaborations offer hope that provider and payer organizations can make headway in the quality realm beyond...
Payer negotiations or price fixing?
Physician groups in Modesto, CA, and Boulder County, CO, will each settle separate Federal Trade Commission claims...
Detroit bailout plan puts retirees' heathcare at risk
Retirement healthcare for as many as three-quarters of a million Americans will be placed at high risk if conditions...
Web Exclusive: Increasing Early Patient Payments Starts with a Change in Mindset
Hospitals and physicians interested in collecting patient payments earlier in the patient care process ought to know...
Magazine: Contract Clarity
Colorado's new transparency law aims to reduce costs by revamping the payer-provider contracting process.
Magazine: The Banks Are Coming
With hefty profits on the line, financial institutions and their rapid transaction speeds are coming to...