John Commins is a senior editor at HealthLeaders.
States are encouraged to adopt integrated care models for serving dual eligibles, with options that include capitated payments, managed fee-for-service, and state-specific models.
The Primary Cares Initiative got a warm initial reception from key providers groups, but many still have questions about the details of the proposal.
CMS anticipates its new primary care payment models could better align and reduce cost of care for nearly 11 million Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.
A fraction of internal medicine interns' time is spent in face-to-face interactions with patients, and even then they're multitasking.
Lehi, Utah, referred to as 'Silicon Slopes,' was chosen because it is centrally located amid Utah's universities and has become a hub for the state's start-up and tech community.
Charges involve more than 350,000 prescriptions for controlled substances and more than 32 million pills across eight states.
For surgeons, apology laws made no difference in either the number of claims or the share of those claims that ended up in court. For non-surgeons, apology laws made things worse.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma details a five-point plan to improve quality of care and regulatory enforcement at the nation's nursing homes.
Federal prosecutors allege that the Sacramento-based health system and its affiliates submitted unsupported diagnosis codes for patient encounters with Medicare Advantage beneficiaries.
Evidence showed that dentist Edward R. Hills and three colleagues from 2008 through 2016 took part in elaborate bribery conspiracies, witness tampering and other crimes.