FinanceCMS Final Rules Cut 340B, OPPS as Hospitals Carp
The new final rules did not sit well with providers, who complained that the cuts are coming at a critical...
StrategyMedicare Open Enrollment Is Complicated. Here's How to Get Good Advice.
For all its complexity and nearly endless options, Medicare fundamentally boils down to two choices: traditional fee-for-service or the managed...
StrategyTrump Unveils Sweeping Reforms to Lower Drug Prices
The administration will eliminate Medicare Part D drug rebates for "middlemen" and impose a Most Favored Nation pricing policy on...
StrategyFTC Sues to Block Tenet's Memphis Hospitals Sales
Federal regulators say the consolidated health system would reduce competition in the region and raise healthcare costs for consumers.
Covid-19Orange County Struggles With Health Equity — And Battles State Restrictions
Orange County supervisors argue that it's infeasible to quickly address the socioeconomic factors ? including poverty and crowded housing ?...
StrategyUtilizing the CMS Care Compare Tool
Though the tool is live on the site, CMS is still accepting feedback so that it can work out glitches...
Revenue CycleConsumers Want Price Transparency Info They Don't Know They Have Access To
If consumers don't know healthcare pricing information is available and don't know how to access it, does it matter if...
StrategyCMS Issues Long-awaited, Controversial Final Rule on Price Transparency
CMS Administrator Seema Verma hailed the final rule as "perhaps the most consequential healthcare reform in the last several decades."
Revenue CycleSavvy Patient Fought for the Price She Was Quoted − And Didn't Give Up
The experience left one patient feeling as if the hospital offered her a fake discount to reel in her business.
Clinical Care1-in-3 Older Adults Prescribed 'Potentially Inappropriate' Medications
The list of potentially inappropriate medications includes antidepressants, barbiturates, androgens, estrogens, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, first-generation antihistamines, and antipsychotics.
StrategyFlorida Fails to Attract Bidders for Canada Drug Importation Program
A spokesperson for the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration said the state is exploring its options.
InnovationFrom Hip Hop to Healthcare: 'A 20-Plus Year Story'
Marcus Whitney, CEO and co-founder of Nashville-based Health:Further, talks about the winding path that led him to healthcare entrepreneurship and...