FinanceHouse Delays Medicare 2% Sequester Cuts Through 2021
President Biden is expected to sign the bill, which has already cleared the Senate.
StrategyWhen Births Go Horribly Wrong, Florida Protects Doctors and Forces Families to Pay the Price
A Florida program designed to reduce doctors' malpractice bills strips families of their right to sue, offering instead a one-time...
Clinical CareDoctors Found Jet Fuel in Veteran's Lungs. He Can't Get Full Benefits.
A retired Army staff sergeant had suffered catastrophic lung damage from breathing incinerated waste burned in massive open-air pits and...
Covid-19CMS OKs Big Bump for COVID-19 Vaccine Payments
Medicare payments will increase from $28 to $40 for one-dose vaccines, and from $45 to $80 for two-dose vaccines, effective...
Covid-19Pandemic Aid Package Includes Relief From High Premiums
The bill would spend $34 billion to help Americans who buy insurance on the marketplaces created by the ACA through...
FinanceCapping Private Insurance Payouts to Medicare Rates Would Cut Healthcare Spending by $350B
However, hospitals, physicians and other providers would bear the brunt of the cuts.
Covid-19'It Doesn't Feel Worth It': COVID Is Pushing New York's EMTs to the Brink
Nearly half of New York City's 4,400 emergency medical technicians and paramedics have tested positive for the COVID virus. Five...
Clinical CareHighest-Paying States for Physician Assistants
According to rankings from U.S. News & World Report, physician assistant is the best job in healthcare.
Covid-19Fitch: Pandemic Stresses Staff, Raises Costs at Not-for-Profit Hospitals
The situation will only get worse as the epidemic drags on, and especially if multiple areas of the nation encounter...
NursingStates Ranked by Nurses' 2021 Salaries
Study also calculated how many hours nurses must work to afford their rent.
StrategyCMS Withdraws Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation
CMS had touted MFAR as an effort to improve Medicaid accountability and transparency and to reduce spiraling program costs.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Gave Top Doctor $1.5M After He Was Forced to Resign Over Conflicts of Interest
Dr. José Baselga resigned as chief medical officer after payments he received from for-profit health care companies came to light...