Clinical CarePhysician Advocate: Coronavirus Pandemic Shows Need to Ease Regulatory Burdens
The president of The Physicians Foundation calls on regulators to include doctors in rule decision-making.
StrategyHow One Health System Is Making Prices Transparent
The stance by Flagler Health+ is in contrast to much of the rest of the hospital industry. CEO Jason Barrett...
FinanceDon't Leave Money for New Technologies on the Table
CMS has raised the payment level for new technology in 2020. Now, here's what you need to know.
StrategyStakeholders Pan CMS' Health Adult Opportunity
Both provider and payer associations criticized the Trump administration's Medicaid block grant announcement.
NursingOSHA Raises Workplace Safety Penalties for 2020
Employers that knowingly fail to comply with OSHA standards will see a near 2% increase in monetary penalties.
StrategyHospitals Might Get Penalized by CMS for Serving Disadvantaged Patients
Provider organizations servicing vulnerable communities could be judged on "social factors outside of their control," according to the study.
Clinical CareCMS Wants More Input on Medicare Scope of Practice Regulations
Federal policy makers are examining regulations that require more-stringent supervision, or that limit providers from practicing at the top of...
Nursing3 Ways CNOs Can Improve Workplace Culture
From addressing workplace violence to fostering mentoring, CNOs are creating workplace cultures that support nurses and enable them to grow...
FinanceTotal Health Care-Priority Health Merger Approved by Michigan Regulators
The two Michigan-based healthcare organizations received final regulatory approval ahead of schedule.
StrategyProviders Push Back Against OPPS Price Transparency Proposal
The American Hospital Association submitted a 66-page comment to the proposed OPPS changes for 2020.
Finance17 State Insurance Departments Approve Centene-WellCare Merger
The latest approvals keep the deal on pace to close during the first half of 2020.
Electronic Attachment Rule Still Going Begging at CMS
Proposed rule now slated for a December release, according to Unified Agenda.