Strategy5 Things to Know About Health Care Changes in Montana
Here are five substantial health-related policies that emerged from the recently ended session.
StrategyHospitals Lost 5.8K Jobs in April
The healthcare sector has shed 542,000 jobs since the start of the pandemic in February 2020.
StrategyMedicaid, Safety Net Programs Weather COVID-19 Storm, Study Finds
Better-than-expected tax revenues and a tsunami of federal aid have helped states bolster Medicaid and safety net programs during the...
StrategyHealthcare Takeaways from President Biden's First 100 Days
The Biden healthcare agenda has had a significant impact on the industry beyond the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
StrategyA 'Dose of Hope'? Fact-Checking President Joe Biden's First Speech to Congress
For the most part, Biden's statements about his progress and future plans aligned with estimates from think tanks or government...
FinanceSurvey: Large Employers Believe Government Intervention May be Required to Control Costs
Eighty percent of surveyed employers, who said they do not blame any singular cause for excessive costs, agree government intervention...
StrategyCMS to Repeal Public Disclosure of Payer-Provider Negotiated Rates
The sweeping proposed rule also calls for a 2.8% IPPS rate increase for FY22, and creates 1,000 new residency slots...
Covid-19COVID-19: Evaluating President Joe Biden's First 100 Days in Office
How is Biden doing as he approaches this mark? Not bad, experts say, given the scale of the crisis he's...
Clinical CareFlorida Lawmakers Endorse Wide-Ranging Reforms in Program to Aid Brain-Damaged Babies
Bills in the Florida House and Senate would increase benefits for families of brain-damaged babies, add parental representation to the...
Covid-19California and Texas Took Different Routes to Vaccination. Who's Ahead?
Overall, California's pandemic metrics have been better.
StrategyAnother Soda Tax Bill Dies. Another Win for Big Soda.
Despite its tarnished reputation, the deep-pocketed soft drink industry continues to exert its political influence in California.
StrategyAfter a Deadly Year on the Roads, States Push for Safety Over Speed
States are grappling with how to reduce traffic deaths, a problem that has worsened over the past 10 years but...