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.
FinanceHHS Releases 2020 Budget Ahead of Azar's Grilling on Capitol Hill
The budget proposal includes less discretionary authority and more mandatory funding than last year's proposal.
StrategyCivica Rx Adds 12 Health Systems as Founding Members
The alliance, which was formed last year by seven health systems and three philanthropic organizations, aims to tamp down drug...
StrategyHow The Government Shutdown Affects Health Programs
Outstanding bills are putting the squeeze on some important health-related initiatives as the shutdown drags on.
FinanceRisk-Adjustment Fix Finalized for 2018 After Bout of Uncertainty
Officials have made no secret of their disdain for the ACA, so some accused them of making an excuse to...
Is Trump Pushing Health Insurance Innovation Or An ACA Rollback?
Coupled with other ongoing efforts by the Trump administration to gut Obamacare, policy experts predict the ideas would further foster...