FinanceSupreme Court Hears Medicare DSH Formula Dispute: What's at Stake
The case could result in hospitals receiving billions of dollars in additional money from the federal government.
Clinical CareACOs Want Deadline Extended for CMS's Pathways to Success Applications
NAACOS says its members need an additional month to examine the complex 267-page final rule, which was issued on December...
FinanceVerma Commends 3 Health Systems for Their Price Transparency
The CMS administrator called on other hospitals to do more than required by guidelines that took effect this month.
StrategyAHA's Rick Pollack Sees Full Agenda for Year Ahead
The president and CEO of the American Hospital Association shares a bit about the challenges facing the nation's hospitals in...
StrategyMedicaid Has a New Acting Director
One item to keep an eye on is how the acting director approaches anything related to Medicaid expansion.
Clinical CareManaged Care Organizations Trailblazing Social Determinants of Health
Federal and state rules have enabled spending on nonmedical services that have health benefits such as food security.
FinanceFederal Judge Halts 340B Drug Payment Cuts
Hospital stakeholders 'immeasurably pleased' with the court's 'carefully reasoned decision.' HHS says the ruling could harm funding for other vital...
4 Hot Healthcare Topics From 2018
A handful of key issues that emerged or gained speed in 2018 have the potential to transform healthcare delivery in...
NursingCMS Seeking Public Comment on Accrediting Organizations and Conflicts of Interest
CMS is seeking public comment on whether AOs should offer consulting services.
Top 5 Healthcare Sector Fraud Settlements for 2018
The federal government collected $2.8 billion in False Claims Act settlements across all sectors of the economy in 2018, but...
FinanceCMS Releases Final MSSP Rule for ACOs
The Trump administration is aiming to implement an "overhaul" of the Medicare Shared Savings Program for accountable care organizations.
StrategyACA Marketplace Open Enrollment Finishes Higher Than Feared
More than 8.5 million people signed up for 2019 coverage during the nationwide open-enrollment period. That's about 367,000 sign-ups behind...