Steven Porter is an associate content manager and Strategy editor for HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.
Relatively modest investments in social determinants of health for children have demonstrated impressive results.
The administration set a record in fiscal year 2017, beat it in fiscal year 2018, then beat it again in fiscal year 2019, with the goal of tamping down drug costs.
The two nonprofit health systems signed a definitive agreement to merge, less than a week after another major New Jersey health system announced parallel acquisition plans of its own.
The decision comes as the Trump administration seeks to supplant the Obama-era rule with a version that excludes gender identity protections.
During oral arguments, multiple judges said repeatedly that the government's arguments appear to go beyond the law.
Trinitas Regional Medical Center, an acute care teaching hospital, provides care throughout the state. It will retain its Catholic identity.
The health system's top executive wants to relieve patients of unnecessary paperwork. But don't mistake him for a simple technophile.
The group will host public discussions and shape future efforts to improve access, quality, affordability, and innovation.
The two proposed rules from HHS OIG and CMS aim to make it easier to provide value-based care without running afoul of self-referral and anti-kickback laws.
The hearing, which pertains directly to Kentucky and Arkansas but which could have broader consequences, will take place before a three-judge panel.