FinanceGrenades, Bread and Body Bags: How Illinois Has Spent $1.6 Billion in Response to COVID-19 So Far
Fighting?and adapting to?the coronavirus in Illinois has been costly. So far, state agencies have spent more than $1.6 billion in...
Clinical CareWhat Kind of Peer Review Data is Helpful to Present to the Board?
The chair wants to boil the data down to a few metrics that the board can track, following the "Less...
StrategyUVA Health Still Squeezing Money From Patients — By Seizing Their Home Equity
UVA Health continues to rely on thousands of property liens to collect old bills.
Strategy76% of Larger Hospitals Report Expanding Investments in ASCs
A new survey from Avanza Healthcare Strategies and Healthleaders found hospitals and health systems that plan to increase investments in...
FinanceCMS Extends AAP Repayment Timeline
Providers will begin repaying the $106 billion in advanced Medicare payments next spring.
StrategyHe Wanted to Fix Rural America's Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $76 Million.
Ronnie Rollins used a controversial loophole to secure $300 million in bonus payments for his nonprofit nursing home chain. A...
Clinical CareUrban Hospitals of Last Resort Cling to Life in Time of COVID
While rural hospitals have been closing at a quickening pace over the past two decades, a number of inner-city hospitals...
FinanceFitch says CARES Act Paybacks Won't Be a Problem for Nonprofit Hospitals
The bond rater said the repayments would only be problematic for hospitals "if there is a significant rise in infections...
FinanceStudy IDs $412B in Federal Pandemic Funding for Healthcare
The $412 billion includes $312 billion through Congress, $100 billion through the Trump administration, and at least $331 million through...
Covid-19Prognosis for Rural Hospitals Worsens With Pandemic
As COVID-19 continues to spread, an increasing number of rural communities find themselves without their hospital or on the brink...
FinanceLess than 20% of Medicare Spending is Value-Based
Coverys stated that provider organizations that participate value-based models can "significantly increase their revenue through performance-related bonus payments."
FinanceBusiness Is Booming for Dialysis Giant Fresenius. It Took a $137M Bailout Anyway.
The full amount going to Fresenius and many other dialysis providers is far higher than what KHN could confirm.