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A study compared administrative costs for healthcare in Canada and the United States and found a spending gap that is 'large and widening.'
A whistleblower suit alleges that Community rewarded physician referrals with compensation way above fair market value.
Defenders of the ACA say the stakes are too high to allow the suit to ping-pong between the district and appeals courts.
A review of compensation for 2,845 Mayo physicians — including 861 women — affirmed pay equity in 96% of the cases.
The rule would require insurers to disclose negotiated rates for in-network providers and allowed amounts paid for out-of-network providers.
The Rural Health Model, the first of its kind, creates an alternative payment model that transitions hospitals from fee-for-service to global budget payments.
Since 2005, 162 rural hospitals have shuttered, with 60% of the closures occurring in southern states that did not expand Medicaid enrollment.
Federal policy makers are examining regulations that require more-stringent supervision, or that limit providers from practicing at the top of their license.
Michael Dowling challenges healthcare CEOs nationwide to join campaign to stop the bloodshed.
The 408-bed, acute care hospital in downtown Los Angeles becomes the third hospital in the PIH Health system.