Jack O'Brien is the Content Team Lead and Finance Editor at HealthLeaders, an HCPro brand.
The Nashville-based for-profit hospital operator's earnings were released weeks after the company announced that it would return, or repay early, $6 billion in government funding.
Just like the first presidential debate and the only vice presidential debate, the conversation again centered on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
The former acting CMS administrator opines on the Trump administration's response to COVID-19 and what a Biden administration could mean for hospitals.
The Manatt Health survey found that care management is the most common approach while financing initiatives are the "most leading edge."
The CMS Administrator tweeted that "more time is needed to prepare" for the mandatory payment model.
The Dallas-based for-profit hospital operator reported a quarterly net loss of $197 million.
Additionally, more than 75% of employers expect telehealth services to decrease healthcare costs.
Six healthcare stakeholders offered advice to health system executives about how to navigate the new policy.
Respondents stated that the greatest percentage increases in expense costs were related to personal protective equipment and nurse staffing labor.
The "Pathways to Coverage" demonstration was borne out of the Health Adult Opportunity guidance released by CMS earlier this year.