Covid-19You Can Make Millions Selling Masks to the Government in Three Easy Steps
The federal government is essentially providing seed money to PPE startups, including some run by people accused of fraud. Mask...
Clinical CareWhen to Consider Paying Medical Staff Leaders
In today's economic environment, physicians are watching their salaries dwindle, and they resist giving their time and expertise away for...
FinanceS&P Expects Lower Funded Ratios for Nonprofit Healthcare Pension Plans in FY 2020
The ratings agency found that the median funded status of defined benefit plans fell from 84% in fiscal year 2019...
FinanceMedscape: Half of Physicians Have a Net Worth of Less Than $1M
A new report from Medscape indicated that the dynamic may change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FinanceMGMA: Physician Compensation Grew in 2019
The results were released one week after a Medscape report on physician compensation.
FinanceIn Q1, Tenet Healthcare 'Hit a Wall' Created by COVID-19
The Dallas-based for-profit hospital operator's earnings report was released days after the Teamsters published an open letter to shareholders.
FinanceCMS Suspends Advance Payment Program, Reexamining Accelerated Payments
The suspension of the Advance Payment Program to Part B suppliers comes after CMS made over $100 billion in payments...
FinanceMedical Staffing Companies Owned by Rich Investors Cut Doctor Pay and Now Want Bailout Money
Companies that employ emergency room medical personnel, many owned by private equity firms, say they are reeling from vanishing demand...
StrategySen. Chuck Schumer Requests 'Marshall Plan For Hospitals'
The Senate Minority Leader is calling for a government stimulus for provider organizations.
Finance25% of Provider Organization Revenues Tied to Value-Based Payments
Despite the popularity of accountable care organizations, leaders are still more concerned about maintaining the strength of the bottom line.
StrategyCMS Proposes Three-Year Extension to Joint Replacement Model
In addition to the extension, CMS included episode definition and pricing changes in the proposed rule.
FinanceAtrium Health Raises Minimum Wage for 10,000 Workers
The investment totals $10.8 million, according to a company press release.