HHS Proposed Rule Would End Referral Mandate for Faith-based Providers
The proposed rule removes an Obama-era referral policy that the Trump administration says discriminates against religious providers.
FinancePIH Health CFO: Health Systems Will Not 'Survive' Without Acquiring More Risk
Anita Chou, MHA, discusses the southern California provider market and why taking on more risk-based contracts is 'unavoidable.'
FinanceDigital Health Funding Hit $8.4B in 2019
The average digital health deal size topped $23 million, according to a Stanford Medicine report.
StrategyNearly 8.3M Selected Plans Through HealthCare.Gov
Just over 2 million new customers selected plans through HealthCare.gov, according to the final weekly enrollment snapshot released by CMS....
FinanceSumma Health Signs Agreement to Join Beaumont
The two Midwest providers expect the deal to close by the end of Q1 2020.
StrategyAGs File Petition with SCOTUS for Expedited ACA Review
Defenders of the ACA say the stakes are too high to allow the suit to ping-pong between the district and...
FinanceNanticoke Health Services Joins Peninsula Regional Health System
The two organizations plan to eventually employ almost 5,000 workers, according to the press release.
FinanceHealthcare Executives on Topics to Follow in 2020
Executives expect consumerism and health coverage affordability to be major trends in the new decade.
FinanceHealthcare Leaders Reflect on Major Trends in 2019
Advances in technology and the rise of consumerism were two prominent factors that affected healthcare in 2019.
Clinical Care2019 Was a Rough Year for Rural Hospitals
Since 2005, 162 rural hospitals have shuttered, with 60% of the closures occurring in southern states that did not expand...
Clinical CareCMS Wants More Input on Medicare Scope of Practice Regulations
Federal policy makers are examining regulations that require more-stringent supervision, or that limit providers from practicing at the top of...
Clinical CareCoping With Loss Of Hospital, Rural Town Realizes: We Don't Need A Hospital
It's been about a year since the hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., closed. The lessons for this community about meeting...