FinanceSurvey Looks at How State Medicaid Programs Handle 340B
About two-thirds of states prohibit 340B contract pharmacies, according to a new survey.
StrategySenate Joins House to Pass Temporary Delay of $4B DSH Cuts
The delay, included in a larger continuing appropriations bill, now moves to President Donald Trump's desk.
FinanceSpending Variation 'Substantial' Between Providers in Same Specialty
A report indicates that variation among providers affects spending on "medications, labs and radiology."
FinanceLow-Income Households Buy More Fruits, Vegetables Thanks to Financial Incentives
Researchers found that study participants increased spending on fruits and vegetables by 27%.
FinanceNonprofit Provider Pensions Remain Solidly Funded
Nonprofit healthcare organizations benefited from an increase in pension funding last year, according to S&P.
FinanceExamining Billing and Payment Changes for Therapy Services
The new updates relate to statutory and regulatory changes.
FinanceNonprofit Providers Rely on Financial Discipline to Sustain Success
In order to navigate shrinking operating margins, financial executives at health systems must institute expense control strategies while also driving...
FinanceImmigrants Comprise More Than 18% of Healthcare Workers
Healthcare executives are faced with challenges about retaining immigrant workers ahead of the rise in elderly care, according to a...
FinancePhysician Compensation Rises Across Most Specialties
Pay for primary care physicians rose 3.4% between 2017 and 2018, according to a new MGMA study.
FinancePharmaceutical Spending to Top $370B in 2019
Spending on healthcare and pharmaceuticals are expected to continue to grow this year, according to Fitch Solutions.
Finance13.3M Americans Spent More than 10% of Income on Premiums
Almost 24 million Americans with employer-sponsored coverage spent a large portion of their income on healthcare costs.
FinancePrivate Insurance Accounted for Nearly Half of Prescription Drug Spending in 2017
A Kaiser Family Foundation report found that 82% of total retail prescription drug spending in 2017 came from private insurers,...