StrategyJudge Grants Hospitals Victory in Site-Neutral Payments Dispute
A federal judge vacated the CMS policy, saying the agency overstepped its legal authority in making the payment cut to...
Clinical CareMillions Of Diabetes Patients Are Missing Out On Medicare's Nutrition Help
Not enough physicians know that Medicare will pay for nutritional counseling.
Clinical CareDoctors Fight Legislation Prompted By Sex Abuse Scandals
Health researchers say these measures are part of a broader national shift in the doctor-patient relationship.
NursingStop a Nursing Shortage Before It Starts
Recognizing experienced nurse retirements were inevitable, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance took a proactive approach to building specialty skills and knowledge...
InnovationFeds Pave The Way To Expand Home Dialysis — But Patients Hit Roadblocks
While home dialysis is convenient for patients, it can also be isolating, fraught with anxiety, technologically challenging and burdensome.
StrategyBCBS Minnesota Buys Minority Stake in North Memorial Health Clinics
The ownership structure aims to lower care costs by up to 20% over five years, by focusing on value-based care.
FinanceConvenience and Lower Costs Lead Way for Outpatient Care
New technology and consumerism are leading growth in outpatient care, according to a new survey.
Clinical CareDelivering Primary Care at Mental Health Clinics Wins in Trial
Physical health markers in mentally ill patients improved under 'reverse co-location' model.
StrategyWalmart Charts New Course By Steering Workers To High-Quality Imaging Centers
The retail giant is believed to be the first to prod workers to use imaging providers based on diagnostic accuracy...
FinanceHospitals Chafe Under Medicare's New Payment Rule For Off-Campus Clinics
With its new policy, Medicare is saying that an off-campus office is an off-campus office, regardless of whether it's owned...
FinanceAHA Study Finds 'Drastic' Income, Health Differences Between Hospital Outpatients and ASC Patients
Hospitals push back against CMS's policy shift on site-neutral payments for outpatient services.
CareWell Urgent Care to Pay $2M to Resolve Upcoding Allegations
Prosecutors allege that CareWell executives developed schemes to create mandatory but unnecessary examinations that were billed to state and federal...