PharmaAGs Urge Federal Action on PBM 'Abuses'
A bipartisan coalition of 39 AGs wants Congress and the FTC 'to ensure fulsome regulation of PBMs nationwide.'
StrategyCEO POV: Local Ownership vs Private Equity
How do you balance financial priorities with quality patient care?
FinanceWhy CVS Health's New CFO Will Impact Healthcare Market Dynamics
CVS Health announced a new CFO, a move that signals its commitment to adapting to market dynamics and staying ahead...
Extra Fees Drive Assisted Living Profits
Highly profitable facilities often charge $5,000 a month or more and then layer on fees at every step.
PayerWhy It's So Tough to Reduce Unnecessary Medical Care
The U.S. health system rewards doctors for providing more care rather than the right care, which makes it difficult to...
StrategyNo Soft Landing for Walgreens' New CEO
Tim Wentworth, the founding CEO of Evernorth, will face daunting challenges from Day One at the retail chain.
StrategyAHA, Bernie Spar Over Nonprofit Community Benefits
The hospital lobby and the chairman of the HELP committee provide vastly different analyses on the extent of charity care...
PharmaHow a Big Pharma Company Stalled a Potentially Lifesaving Vaccine in Pursuit of Bigger Profits
A vaccine against tuberculosis, the world?s deadliest infectious disease, has never been closer to reality, with the potential to save...
PayerFeds Rein In Use of Predictive Software That Limits Care for Medicare Advantage Patients
AI tools often predict a patient's date of discharge, which coincides with the date their insurer cuts off coverage, even...
FinanceLower Labor Costs Help Boost HCA Healthcare's Profits
CEOs have been pushing CFOs to lower labor costs, and it seems to be working for HCA Healthcare.
FinanceA Mixed Bag: The Largest For-Profit Healthcare Systems See EBITDA Falls, Rises
Moody's latest report details how some of the largest healthcare systems are faring in 2023.