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.
StrategyAs Nonprofit Hospitals Reap Big Tax Breaks, States Scrutinize Their Required Charity Spending
Hospitals are supposed to provide community benefits, like care for those who can't afford it and free health screenings.
PayerPatients Squeezed in Fight Over Who Gets to Bill for Pricey Infusion Drugs
Some insurers are bypassing hospital pharmacies and physician offices and instead sending more complex drugs through third-party pharmacies.
PharmaDrugmakers Are Abandoning Cheap Generics, and Now U.S. Cancer Patients Can't Get Meds
Made mostly overseas, these old but crucial drugs are often sold at a loss or for little profit.
FinanceProviding The Bare-Minimum to Stay Tax Exempt? One Study Says Nonprofits Are Cutting Back on Charity Care as Profits Grow
Nonprofit hospitals are seeing substantial growth in operating profits and cash reserves but at the cost of charity care, a...
Revenue CyclePerspective: Denials of Health Insurance Claims Are Rising — And Getting Weirder
Denials have become another predictable, miserable part of the patient experience.
FinanceER Doctors Vow to Pursue Case Against Envision Even in Bankruptcy
The doctors are seeking a declaration by the court that the company's alleged use of shell business structures to retain...
FinanceLatest Kaufman Hall Numbers Show Hospital Margins Continue to Stabilize
Hospital expenses for the month of March outpaced revenue growth.
Finance'Challenging Dynamics' Drive Community Health Systems Earnings Loss
The healthcare provider reported first-quarter financials that came in below expectations.
FinanceWhy Fitch Has A Positive Outlook on Prime Healthcare Foundation
To receive a rating upgrade, Fitch wants to see evidence that Prime Healthcare Foundation has returned to an operating EBITDA...
FinanceHCA Healthcare Q1 2023 Earnings Rise YOY Beating Analysts’ Estimates
The provider has raised its full-year 2023 guidance estimates.