Most people chat with their Uber driver about traffic or the weather. Sam Ferguson, on the other hand, spent one January Uber ride diving into tax math—and unearthed a big problem for many Obamacare customers.
Blood-testing firm Theranos Inc. laid off most of its remaining workforce in a last-ditch effort to preserve cash and avert bankruptcy for a few more months, according to people familiar with the matter.
A proposed 13-hospital merger involving the Beth Israel Deaconess and Lahey Health would result in lower costs and be accomplished without layoffs at the service-delivery level, officials from those health care companies told Boston city councilors Tuesday.
In the first two years after Montana expanded Medicaid, the savings to the state have eclipsed the costs. Though that could flip by 2020, increased activity in Montana’s economy because of the expansion will more than make up the difference.
Aurora Health Care’s operating income declined 9.2 percent in 2017 – but remained at more than $300 million — as the nonprofit incurred higher expenses for salaries and wages as well as consulting costs from its merger with Advocate Health Care.