Jack O'Brien is the finance editor at HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.
The insurer, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, stated that advance payments will be made to eligible providers based on average monthly payments from last year.
The RAND study estimated that premiums for public plans could be 10% to 27% lower than those for private plans under a public option proposal.
Executives from Care New England and Southern Illinois Healthcare discuss their multimillion-dollar cost-saving initiatives.
The study concluded that the growing use of telestroke "hopefully leads to more reperfusion and improved outcomes."
Four hospitals in South Chicago signed a nonbinding merger agreement to form an "independent, integrated healthcare system" in January.
The Denver-based dialysis provider has maintained its financial guidance for the rest of the year.
The results were released one week after a Medscape report on physician compensation.
Almost 30% of surveyed executives said the outbreak has increased the likelihood that their organization pursues a merger.
Meghann Hutchison, CFO of Lovelace Medical Center, details how the organization has weathered the coronavirus outbreak and why telemedicine will be a key component of the reopening process.
Only Alaska and Maryland did not experience an increase in hospital expenses per visit.