InnovationHighmark Health, Contessa Launch Home-based Acute Care Model
The joint venture will use telemedicine, in-home providers, and care management oversight to provide 'all essential elements of inpatient care...
FinanceDialysis Patients Panic As Financial 'Life Raft' Becomes Unmoored
American Kidney Fund tells California dialysis patients it will no longer help pay for treatments.
FinanceBCBS to Launch Blue HPN
Blue HPN will be available in 55 markets starting in January 2021.
FinanceAs Congress Works To Curb Surprise Medical Bills, N.Y.'s Fix Gets Examined
In 2015, New York passed a surprise billing law that uses 'baseball-style' arbitration as a way to settle payment disputes...
FinanceHow One Employer Stuck a New Mom With a $898,984 Bill for Her Premature Baby
Dignity Health said its employee, an ER nurse, failed to meet the deadline to add her premature newborn to its...
Return To Sender: A Single Undeliverable Letter Can Mean Losing Medicaid
Medicaid has avoided the march toward digital communication and continues to operate largely in a paper-based world.
Clinical CareObamacare's Star Ratings Offer A Glimmer Of Insight ― But Not For All
Nearly a third of health plans on the federal exchanges don't yet have a quality rating ? including all the...
FinanceRevenues, Income, and EPS Fall for Molina Healthcare
Despite the weak financials, the Long Beach, California-based insurer is again raising its year-end guidance.
StrategyEmployers Are Scaling Back Their Dependence On High-Deductible Health Plans
In a tight labor market, offering a more generous plan with a lower deductible can be an attractive recruitment tool.
StrategyStates Try A Gentler Approach To Getting Medicaid Enrollees To Work
A handful of states are offering alternatives to get more enrollees into jobs to lift them out of poverty and...
StrategyVerma Takes Heat at House Hearing on ACA 'Sabotage'
House oversight subcommittee doesn't hold back with criticism of CMS administrator.
StrategyReference Pricing Could Cut Drug Prices, Report Finds
It's not a panacea but 'could make a significant impact.'