FinanceMedPAC: Inconsistent ACO Participants Have Much Higher Costs
The finding 'raises some fundamental questions' about whether ACOs are prepared to handle catastrophic health events, says MedPAC's executive director.
FinanceManual Contract Management Costs Providers $157B Annually
A survey of CFOs found that the shift to value-based care modeling is fueling demand for comprehensive contract management tools.
FinanceNew York Bill Targets PBMs, Would Extend Medicaid FFS Program
Empire State lawmakers are considering legislation that would implement a fee-for-service program and effectively cut out PBMs.
FinancePharma M&A Activity Expected to Rise
Investment grade pharmaceutical companies continue to display a high capacity for M&A activity, according to a new Moody's report.
FinanceNonprofits Unsure About Medicare-for-All, But Want Health Reform
More than 80% of small nonprofits were unable to afford group health insurance, according to a recent survey.
FinanceHealth System CEOs More Concerned With Growth Than Costs
Hospitals and health system executives are shifting their top strategic focus from cost control to revenue growth, according to Advisory...
StrategyAscension Names Interim CEO, New Leadership Team
The system's long-serving top executive will continue on as board chair for the nonprofit's newly created healthcare investment fund.
FinanceNearly 4 in 5 CFOs Plan to Invest More in Digital Transformation
Almost 70% of CFOs expect to increase investments in digital transformation by more than 20% at the end of Q1...
FinanceQuorum Health to Sell California Hospital For Nearly $40M
The Brentwood, Tennessee-based hospital operator announced the divestiture of Watsonville Community Hospital.
FinanceAnthem Expands Behavioral Health Options With Beacon Purchase
The Indianapolis-based health insurer is set to acquire the largest independently-held behavioral health organization in the country.
FinanceFind the Hidden Dollars in Your Hospital (Without Reducing Labor)
Healthcare leaders must be proactive and clever about eliminating waste in healthcare processes, fixing those that contribute to inefficiencies in...
FinanceAtrium Health Invests $10M in Affordable Housing Plan
The Charlotte-based health system continues to push for care improvement by addressing the social determinants of health.