FinanceMoody's: Surprise Billing Legislation Poses Risk for Air Ambulances
The air ambulance industry faces a significant credit risk as Congress considers the Lower Health Care Costs Act.
FinanceGeisinger's Long-Term Investment Plan to Eradicate Med School Debt, Strengthen Primary Care
Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD, CEO of Geisinger Health sees the investment 'not just as tuition support' but as a way...
FinancePremiums and Deductibles Account for 11.5% of Median Income
Employee payments for health insurance exceeded wage growth between 2008 to 2018, according to the Commonwealth Fund.
FinanceTaking Advantage of 'Motivation': A Way to Improve Executive Compensation for Nonprofit Providers
To attract future leaders, change is needed in an industry that has relied on a 'conservative approach' to executive compensation,...
FinanceBCBS to Launch Blue HPN
Blue HPN will be available in 55 markets starting in January 2021.
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...