StrategyCMS Mulls Medicaid Block Grants Via Waivers
The change, long sought by Republicans through failed legislative efforts, could make a big difference for states who take advantage...
NursingA Patient Care Advocate Primer for Nurses
Here's how healthcare providers can work with private patient care advocates to improve patient care and outcomes.
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.
Clinical CarePatient Experience Five Times as Likely to Drive Consumer Loyalty as Marketing
Healthcare organizations have an opportunity to benefit from providing high-quality care that generates positive patient experience.
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...
StrategyEmployer Health System Networks to Become More Exclusive
Employers and health insurers are becoming more selective about the doctors, hospitals, and health systems they offer to workers in...
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...
BCBS Antitrust Suit Appeal Rejected
Plaintiffs in the class-action suit allege that the nation's 36 Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have entered non-compete clauses that...
FinanceBroad Coalition Unites Against Surprise Medical Bills
The nine-member group wants Congress to protect consumers from excessive out-of-network charges and require provider transparency on treatment options and...
Innovation4 Things You Should Know from Aetna Consumer Study
Consumers' perceptions of health are changing; here's a look at some surprising findings.
InnovationCVS-Aetna Aims to Complement Health Systems, Says Chief Digital Officer
Aetna executive delivers straight talk about competition, opportunities, and the evolution of digital technology.
FinanceGive Your Patients This HFMA Guide to Help Them Avoid Surprise Medical Bills
Hospitals and health systems are encouraged to include the guide in their pre-procedure communications with patients and post it on...