Finance5 Dos and Don'ts of Patient Payment Plans
Cone Health's new offering illustrates some must-haves for hospital payment plans.
StrategyHospitals Win Showdown With N.C. Treasurer Over Public Health Plan
The resulting hybrid network will include more than 68,000 healthcare providers, more than twice as many as had been in...
NursingNurse Leader Salary Compensation Varies Widely
A survey by AONL finds C-Suite members are more likely to be satisfied with their compensation than other nurse leaders....
Finance1 In 6 Insured Hospital Patients Get A Surprise Bill For Out-Of-Network Care
As many as 26% of admissions from the emergency room resulted in a surprise medical bill.
FinanceDignity Health Hospital in Arizona Dinged for Inaccurate Wage Data
The numbers submitted by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center would have resulted in more than $11 million in overpayments...
FinanceA Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars
The reallocation of state money 'would exacerbate our already limited capacity,' a local health director says.
StrategyIs Healthcare's M&A Trend Softening?
Several results from a recent HealthLeaders survey suggest that M&A activity levels may be on the verge of easing.
FinanceCMS Proposes Wage Index Hike for Rural Hospitals
The proposal aims to solve a disparity that CMS says can create 'a downard spiral' for low wage index hospitals....
FinanceMedicare Trust Fund to Fall Short After 2026, as Costs Continue to Rise
Trump administration health officials cited the annual report as evidence the government should avoid 'Medicare-for-All.'
StrategyTrump Administration Revs Up Push for Medicaid Block Grants
Budget proposal lauds block grants as 'the only way to reform Medicaid.'
NursingAANA CEO Discusses 4 Aspects That Affect Healthcare Cost Containment
Randy Moore shares his thoughts on areas in healthcare where CEOs struggle to control costs.
FinanceMedPAC: Even Efficient Hospitals Can't Cover Costs with Medicare Reimbursement
The panel is recommending that Congress raise reimbursement rates for 2020 and restructure hospital quality incentive programs.