StrategyDonald Trump Built a National Debt So Big (Even Before the Pandemic) That It'll Weigh Down the Economy for Years
The "King of Debt" promised to reduce the national debt ? then his tax cuts made it surge. Add in...
FinanceFitch: Hawaii Pacific Health Outlook Revised to Negative
The Honolulu-based nonprofit health system faces constrained margins due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FinanceSouthwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network Saved $52M in 2019
SWHR has saved almost $120 million since joining the Next Generation program in 2017.
StrategyOnly a Smokescreen? Big Tobacco Stands Down as Colorado and Oregon Hike Cigarette Taxes
While supporters see an increased tobacco tax as more revenue for the state, a disincentive for kids to smoke and...
StrategyAn Urban Hospital on the Brink Vs. the Officials Sworn to Save It
Trinity Health, a national Catholic tax-exempt chain, wants to close Mercy Hospital and Medical Center on Chicago's Near South Side...
Clinical Care'An Arm and a Leg': A Look Back at 2020 — What We Learned and Where We're Headed
Podcast host Dan Weissmann gets interviewed about what he learned in 2020 and what's ahead for 2021.
StrategyLavish Bonus? Luxury Trip? Health Benefits Brokers Will Have to Disclose What They Receive From the Insurance Industry
Employers trust brokers to guide them to the best value, but conflicts of interest abound. Tucked into the coronavirus relief...
Clinical CareMany Health Plans Now Must Cover Full Cost of Expensive HIV Prevention Drugs
Starting this month, most people with private insurance will no longer have to decide whether they can afford to protect...
FinanceHospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent. What Does This Mean for You?
The move is part of a larger push by the Trump administration to use price transparency to curtail prices and...
Clinical CareSeniors Face Crushing Drug Costs as Congress Stalls on Capping Medicare Out-Of-Pockets
The affordability problem is worsened by soaring list prices for many specialty drugs used to treat cancer and other serious...
FinanceRetiree Living the RV Dream Fights $12,387 Nightmare Lab Fee
Lorraine Rogge says she was surprised to receive such a high bill for lab work. "I thought there was some...
StrategyHealthcare Orgs Respond to $900B COVID Stimulus Package, Surprise Billing Legislation
The year-end omnibus appropriations package had several key healthcare provisions included in it.