StrategyTransparency Bills May Have Unintended Consequences
Lawmakers hear concerns about provisions on drug samples, price increases.
FinanceMedicare Advantage Dual Eligibles Have Fewer ER Visits Than Those Under FFS
Dual eligible Medicare Advantage beneficiaries had 42.1% less emergency room visits than their fee-for-service counterparts.
3 Hospitals Respond to Failing Grade From Leapfrog
HealthLeaders reached out to all nine hospitals that received an 'F' from The Leapfrog Group and offered them an opportunity...
StrategyGive Opioid Makers a Reason to Stop Overselling, Expert Says
There is a lesson to be learned from the tobacco industry.
FinanceCustomize Patient Financial Encounters for Revenue Cycle Success
Adopted from the marketing industry, customer segmentation allows health systems to further customize the patient financial experience and help them...
StrategyTrump Announces Initiative on Surprise Billing
The president sets out guidelines for legislation on the issue.
FinanceSurprise! Fixing Out-Of-Network Bills Means Someone Must Pay
Insurers and healthcare providers each oppose the other side's preferred solution to end surprise bills.
Final Rule Requires Drug Price Disclosures in TV Ads
The final rule will require drug makers to post the list price if that price is equal to or greater...
More Medicaid MCOs in ACA Marketplaces Could Lower Premiums
Complexity, competition, and inexperience are keeping MMCOs away from the ACA Marketplace.
FDA To End Program That Hid Millions Of Reports On Faulty Medical Devices
FDA officials announced the decision to terminate the program in a statement on increasing transparency about the safety of breast...
StrategyConsumers Rejected Drug Plan That Mirrors Trump Administration Proposal
The CVS Caremark plan wasn't popular with customers, and CVS Health, which owns CVS Caremark, was quick to point this...