FinanceHospitals, Insurers at Odds Over Surprise Medical Bills Legislation
While insurers and hospitals alike see balance billing as a problem, they disagree on its causes and solutions.
FinanceMolina Healthcare CEO Made 232-Times as Much as Median Employee
CEO Joseph M. Zubretsky made $15.2 million last year while the insurer's median employee brought home $65,652.
FinanceOutgoing HCA CEO Made 383-Times as Much as Median Employee
CEO R. Milton Johnson made $21.4 million in his last year at the Nashville-based company, compared to the median HCA...
FinanceNorth Carolina Hospital Misses Payroll, Might Close
Employees at an eastern North Carolina hospital did not receive a paycheck on Friday, according to local news reports.
FinancePatients Want Payment Plans, Even for Small-Dollar Hospital Bills
Payment plans are popular with patients, who use them even for small bills, but many patients aren't offered them.
FinanceHartford HealthCare Raises Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour
The Connecticut-based health system's wage increase will take effect on March 31.
FinanceUninsured Patients Drive Most Self-Pay Revenue at Hospitals
The increasing number of uninsured patients has contributed to higher self-pay revenues for hospitals, according to a new study from...
FinanceNearly 75% of Consumers Would Change Pharmacies for Savings
Consumers continue to face price challenges for prescription drugs, having abandoned prescriptions at the pharmacy over costs, according to a...
NursingNurses Not Immune to Gender Wage Gap
A new salary report finds men in nursing earn over $6,000 more per year than women.
FinanceHealth care costs for the typical family of four top $28,000 this year, despite slower increases
StrategyThe $580 co-pay