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Aug 13, 2018
Enrollees in large employer health plans with inpatient admissions receive an out-of-network medical bill approximately 18% of the time, according to an analysis released today by Kaiser Family Foundation.
Aug 13, 2018
The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems has released a toolkit to help hospital leaders and others prevent and reduce violence against hospital workers, developed in collaboration with other health care and labor stakeholders.
Aug 13, 2018
The AHA and AMGA invite their members to join a learning collaborative on developing and advancing clinical enterprises in an uncertain and dynamic environment for hospitals, health systems and medical groups.
Aug 10, 2018
Naloxone administration by emergency medical service providers increased 75% between 2012 and 2016, mirroring the trend in fatal opioid overdoses over the period.
Aug 10, 2018
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau is accepting submissions through Sept. 24 for its Preventing Childhood Obesity Challenge.
Aug 10, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a Spanish-language version of its Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit.
Aug 9, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a proposed rule that would redesign the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s participation options by offering eligible accountable care organizations two tracks, which they would agree to participate in for at least five years.
Aug 9, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued a proposed rule that would maintain the current methodology for calculating risk adjustment transfers in the individual and small group health insurance markets for benefit year 2018.
Aug 9, 2018
The Democratic Republic of the Congo yesterday launched an Ebola vaccination campaign for high-risk populations in North Kivu province, where a new outbreak of the virus was announced last week.
Aug 9, 2018
The number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder at labor and delivery more than quadrupled between 1999 and 2014, to 6.5 per 1,000 hospital births.