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Web Exclusive: 6 Hospital Tips to Survive Healthcare Reform
In the face of healthcare reform, providers face steep reimbursement cuts, coding adjustments, and technological...
Web Exclusive: S&P: US Healthcare Costs Up 6%, But Growth Slowing
The average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial health plans and Medicare programs rose 6.27...
A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
Health plans for high-risk patients attracting fewer, costing more than expected
An early feature of the new healthcare law that allows people who are already sick to get insurance to cover their...
Web Exclusive: No End In Sight to Rising Healthcare Costs
Providers say they're working to decrease healthcare costs, but the bills keep mounting. There are more than a few...
Web Exclusive: Primary Care Playing Large Role in Mental Health Care
Primary care is now the sole form of healthcare used by more than one-third of patients with a mental disorder...
For chronic care, your employer may be able to help
If you are one of the 133 million American grappling with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or heart disease...
Opinion: Throwing Out the Good with the Bad
Isn't there a way to allow the good of physician-owned hospitals (good customer service, modern facilities) while...
Magazine: Saving with Population Health Management
An old adage says the best time to plant a tree is on a warm, sunny day 20 years ago. "The second-best time is today...
Magazine: New Way to Self-Pay
A Michigan hospital lets patients pay their portion of the bill over time-and interest-free.