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Web Exclusive: Sebelius Cautions Insurers on Rate Hikes
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says insurers with unjustified rate increases...
Metro Detroit hospital projects draw scrutiny
More than $1.3 billion in new hospital projects may give a boost to Metro Detroit's languishing economy, but could also...
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...
Web Exclusive: 8 Three-Day Rule Tips for Hospitals
The three-day payment window for hospitals just got more complicated with the release of the 2011 IPPS final rule...
Insurers defend limited-benefit health policies
The new health overhaul law aims to end all annual dollar limits on health insurance policies by 2014. Federal...
Executives at health insurance giants cash in as firms plan fee hikes
The top executives at the nation's five largest for-profit health insurance companies pulled in nearly $200 million in...
CA sets rates for new high-risk plan
One of the first new programs in the Obama administration’s massive health care overhaul will start next month in...
An Odd, Bad Feeling
I had a great column set to go this week. But in the midst of Wall Street's financial meltdown last week, I saw...
Tenet trims losses, HMA in sick bay
Health Management Associates has been named "the sickest player in the hospital group" after its stock...
Commonwealth comparative healthcare study panned
The recent 2008 National Scorecard on U.S. Health System Performance by the Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High...