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Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
CFOs Eye Brighter Financial Days Ahead
Healthcare CFOs aren't optimistic about healthcare reform or the economy. Yet in spite of the pessimism, financial...
Vanguard completes DMC acquisition
Nashville, TN-based Vanguard Health Systems Inc. and Detroit Medical Center officials plan to make an announcement...
5 Hospital Finance Questions to Ask Right Now
Late December is the time of year when we look at ahead with anticipation at what the future holds. With only days...
Web Exclusive: Online Recurring Payments Cut Bad Debt Simply, Cheaply
In an effort to reduce billing costs, one hospital is using self-service technology to give patients the ability to...
Web Exclusive: States' Medicaid Funding Falls $1.7B Short
Twenty-four states gambled and came up short on receiving additional federal funds to relieve state Medicaid budgets...
Web Exclusive: 3 RAC Audit Survival Tips
Nearly 70% of Recovery Audit Contractors audit results are overturned through the right appeals process. Organizations...
Web Exclusive: 6 Strategies for Lowering Bad-Debt Exposure
With healthcare reform introducing anywhere from 20 to 40 million new patients into the healthcare system, hospitals...
Web Exclusive: Budget Analysis: Does This Kind of Health Reform Work for You?
President Obama's budget proposal calls for a switch to bundled payments for hospitalizations of Medicare patients...