PayerMedicare for All Could Have Saved 338K lives during the Pandemic
A study by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) looks at what a single-payer universal healthcare system...
Post-AcuteCMS Announces Updates to Improve Safety and Quality of Long-term Care Facilities
The updates will go into effect in October to allow facilities and surveyors time to train.
Revenue CycleAEH Wants CMS to Define Hospital Category for FY 2023 IPPS Rule
The association responded to annual updates to the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS).
PayerMedicare and its Members Paid Significantly More to Provider-Based Facilities
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) uncovered that the program and beneficiaries could have saved $1.6 billion combined had they...
Post-AcuteHome Health Agencies Would Lose $810M under CMS Proposed Rule
Proposal will 'protect the Medicare program's sustainability for future generations,' CMS says.
Clinical CareMedicare Could Save $3.6B on Generic Drugs If Program Could Match Direct-to-Consumer Pricing
Researchers have compared Medicare Part D generic drug pricing with pricing at the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company.
FinanceAHA Pleads with Congress to Stop Medicare Sequester Cuts
Hospitals are facing an additional payment cut to 2% slated for July 1 after a 1% cut took effect in...
PayerNearly 9 in 10 Medicare Advantage Members Satisfied with Coverage
Findings in a recent survey of beneficiaries push back on criticism of the service's administration.
PayerMedicare Spending Fell in 2020 for the First Time in Over Two Decades
The drop followed the decline in use of healthcare services during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
StrategyAARP's Billion-Dollar Bounty
A deal with Oak Street Health gives the primary care provider exclusive rights to use the trusted AARP brand in...
PayerThe Medicare Direct Contracting Controversy
Participants, supporters, and opponents weigh in on the role of Medicare Advantage subsidiaries as program design evolves.
Payer5 Takeaways from Private Health Plans Paying More for Hospital Care
The average is 224% above Medicare rates.