StrategyAn Urban Hospital on the Brink Vs. the Officials Sworn to Save It
Trinity Health, a national Catholic tax-exempt chain, wants to close Mercy Hospital and Medical Center on Chicago's Near South Side...
StrategyBiden's First Order of Business May Be to Undo Trump's Policies, but It Won't Be Easy
Executive orders issued by the president can be summarily overturned by a new executive order. Agency "guidance" can similarly be...
FinanceU.S. Healthcare Spending Grew 4.6% in 2019, Hit $3.8T
The rate of growth in 2019 was down slightly from the 4.7% rate in 2018 and consistent with the average...
FinanceContinuing Resolution Delays $4B DSH Cuts For One Week
President Donald J. Trump is expected to sign the resolution, which delays a government shutdown that would have taken effect...
StrategyPatients Struggle to Find Prescription Opioids After NY Tax Drives Out Suppliers
Pain patients in New York have lost access to vital medicine since July 2019, when the state implemented an excise...
Covid-19CMS Expands Access for COVID-19 Antibody Treatment
Medicare will not pay for the monoclonal antibody products that providers receive for free but will reimburse providers for the...
StrategyBiden Plan to Lower Medicare Eligibility Age to 60 Faces Hostility From Hospitals
Medicare reimbursement rates for patients admitted to hospitals average half what commercial or employer-sponsored insurance plans pay.
Covid-19How COVID Death Counts Become the Stuff of Conspiracy Theories
We asked experts to explain how death counts are done and to discuss whether the current figure ? an estimated...
StrategyCalifornia's Progressive — and Expensive — Health Care Ambitions Rely on Biden Win
If Republican President Donald Trump prevails, Democratic state lawmakers worry, they?ll be forced to scale back their ambitious plans.
FinanceMedicare Fines Half of Hospitals for Readmitting Too Many Patients
The penalties are the ninth annual round of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program created as part of the Affordable Care...
StrategyVirtual Training for Healthcare Organizations Is Here to Stay
HCPro instructor Kimberly Hoy answers questions around virtual instructor-led training needs and implications for healthcare organizations during COVID and beyond.
StrategySen. Graham Complains That 3 Blue States Get a Third of ACA Funding
His statement got us wondering if those numbers are true.