FinancePandemic Delays Federal Probe Into Medicare Advantage Health Plans
CMS says the decision will allow insurers and the agency to "focus on patient care," and will last "until after...
Clinical Care'When It Starts Getting Into Your Local Hospital, It Becomes Real'
A look inside a rural Louisiana hospital on the front lines of a pandemic.
FinanceCMS Approves $34B in Medicare Payment Advances
The payment advances, essentially loans that will have to be paid back, were distributed under CMS's Accelerated and Advance Payment...
StrategyAHA Backs OIG, as Trumps Calls Scathing Report on Hospital Chaos 'Just Wrong'
Trump disparaged the report at a Monday press availability, where he baselessly suggested it was politically motivated.
StrategyMedical Suppliers' Coronavirus Collaborative Clears DOJ Antitrust Review
The collaborative was created under a coronavirus emergency response initiative led by FEMA and HHS.
Clinical CareMysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients
An initial study found cardiac damage in as many as 1 in 5 patients, leading to heart failure and death...
Clinical CareOverwhelmed Hospitals Face a New Crisis: Staffing Firms Are Cutting Their Doctors' Hours and Pay
Multiple private-equity-backed staffing companies have cut hours for thousands of emergency room doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. That means...
Clinical CareAs COVID-19 Rages, Healthcare Sector Sheds 43k Jobs in March
Dentist and physician practices bore the brunt of downturn, reporting a combined 30,000 job losses.
StrategyPandemic-Stricken Cities Have Empty Hospitals, But Reopening Them Is Difficult
As city leaders across the country scramble to find space for the expected surge of COVID-19 patients, some are looking...
Clinical CarePrimary Care Providers Blame COVID-19 for 'Severe' Strain on Practices
More than half (54%) of primary care practices are conducting the majority of their visits by telephone.
InnovationAll In for New York: Q&A With Hospital for Special Surgery CEO Lou Shapiro
HSS suspended all nonessential surgeries, expanded capacity, and is treating patients from other hospitals in need of emergency orthopedic surgery,...
InnovationCalifornia Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys
Nothing has prepared California's hospitals for a crisis of the magnitude facing them today.