Jack O'Brien is the finance editor at HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.
Though stable medical cost trends and membership growth has benefited private insurers, there is an increased political risk going forward.
Almost 24 million Americans with employer-sponsored coverage spent a large portion of their income on healthcare costs.
The St. Louis-based health system ended Q1 2019 with nearly $2 billion in total operating revenues.
Dual eligible Medicare Advantage beneficiaries had 42.1% less emergency room visits than their fee-for-service counterparts.
A Kaiser Family Foundation report found that 82% of total retail prescription drug spending in 2017 came from private insurers, Medicare, or Medicaid.
Another study shows the significant Medicare overhang hospitals have factored into part of the business model.
The New York-based bank is expanding its reach into healthcare by purchasing the Philadelphia-based medical payments processor.
Jack Stoddard left his post nine months after joining the Amazon-JPMorgan Chase-Berkshire Hathaway-backed company.
The American Hospital Association's general counsel said Politico "cherry-picked" metrics from a recent Moody's report.
Commercial health plans paid $1,041 per dialysis session compared to government programs that paid $248 per session, according to a new study.