FinanceUniversity of Michigan Health-West CFO Chris Kurtz Discusses The IPPS Final Rule
Kurtz says inflation has been 'devastating, to say the least,' for the hospital.
Revenue CycleThe Useful 5: Regulatory Roundup for Rev Cycle Leaders
HealthLeaders' regulatory round up series highlights five essential governing updates that cover every aspect of the revenue cycle that leaders...
TechnologyHealthcare Coalition Asks HHS for More Support as Information Blocking Rules Loom
HHS has been criticized for inadequate help with complex regulations that will take effect in October
StrategyUnion-backed Investors File SEC Complaint Against HCA Healthcare
HCA denies the allegations and calls the new complaint 'a rehash of claims this group purported in 2020.'
PharmaCongress Urges Action Against Pharma 340B Violators
Lawmakers seek "steep financial fines" for biopharmas not supplying discounted medicines as required by 340B.
TelehealthVermont Amends Assisted Suicide Law to Include Telemedicine
The state is one of 10 and Washington DC that allow patients with a terminal illness to request help in...
FinanceAMA Wants DOJ, FTC to Modernize Antitrust Laws for Mergers
The AMA is worried that without enough competition in the space, health insurer monopsonists won't have any incentives to pass...
Clinical CareMandatory Hospital Sepsis Protocols Save Thousands of Lives
New York hospitals must report sepsis-related data to the state Department of Health.
TechnologyONC Chief Defends Health IT Investment Despite Cost of Ownership Concerns
In the second of a two-part interview, Micky Tripathi points to resources to optimize best practices, but says the ONC...
TechnologyONC Chief Lists Security as His Biggest Current Challenge
In a two-part interview, Micky Tripathi, the head of the Health and Human Services Department's Office of the National Coordinator...
PayerPredicting How Plans Should Prepare After CMS Final Rate Announcement
CMS' final 2023 Rate Announcement included risk adjustment and health equity surprises.
TechnologyNew Florida Law OKs Prescribing Most Controlled Substances By Telemedicine
The new law allows providers to use telemedicine to prescribe most controlled substances, as long as they meet federal guidelines....