StrategyPharma Campaign Cash Delivered to Key Lawmakers With Surgical Precision
Granting Medicare broad authority to intervene in setting prices has divided Democrats.
PayerOpinion: A Procedure That Cost $1,775 in New York Was $350 in Maryland. Here's Why.
It wasn't easy for Maryland to enact its unique healthcare system.
Human ResourcesWatch: Going Beyond the Script of 'Dopesick' and America's Real-Life Opioid Crisis
The Hulu series dovetails with the broader reality KFF's journalists and analysts have been documenting in their work for the...
NursingHealthcare Labor Shortage, Especially of Nurses, Continues to Strain Hospital Profitability
The trend is likely to continue into 2022, as patient acuity in both COVID-19 and non-COVID cases rises, new report...
StrategyFlorida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme
The indictment alleges that SpineFrontier, Chin and Humad paid surgeons between $250 and $1,000 per hour in sham consulting fees...
InnovationMicrobiome Startups Promise to Improve Your Gut Health, but Is the Science Solid?
Microbiome startups have been alternately hailed for health breakthroughs and indicted for fraud.
PayerDignity Health, Anthem Blue Cross Mend Fences, Sign Multi-Year Contract
The new contract ? which is retroactive to July 15, when the old contract expired and expires on April 30,...
Strategy'An Arm and a Leg' Podcast: Meet the Mississippi Lawyer Who Helped Start the Fight for Charity Care
Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, famous for taking on Big Tobacco in the '90s and winning, worked on a series of ill-fated...
InnovationMission and Money Clash in Nonprofit Hospitals' Venture Capital Ambitions
Eager to find new sources of revenue, hospital systems of all sizes have been experimenting as venture capitalists for healthcare...
FinanceHealthcare Sector Investment Sees Strong Rebound Post-COVID
While there are significant fears around interest rates and inflation, 67% of respondents to a new survey said they haven't...
StrategyLifePoint to Acquire Kindred Healthcare
It's the second time in four years that Kindred has been sold.
StrategyDan Slipkovich Named CEO of Quorum Health
Slipkovich had served as interim CEO since September 2020, shortly after the for-profit health system emerged from bankruptcy.