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Oct 5, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday posted a summary of validation survey results for hospitals in fiscal years 2014-2016, and survey reports for hospitals with a compliance deficiency in the past six months.
Oct 5, 2018
Only 29 percent of health plans in the individual market included out-of-network coverage in 2018, down from 58 percent in 2015.
Oct 5, 2018
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.23 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted 5,202,900 people.
Oct 4, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has revised the way Medicare administrative contractors make local coverage determinations for medical technologies.
Oct 4, 2018
U.S. News and World Report will host a Twitter chat on building healthy communities at 1:30 p.m. ET Oct. 10.
Oct 4, 2018
The AHA and American College of Healthcare Executives will deliver a joint session on hospitals as change agents in their communities during the International Hospital Federation’s World Hospital Congress Oct. 10-12 in Brisbane, Australia.
Oct 4, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
Join me in taking the CDC AMR Challenge to tackle the pressing issue of antimicrobial resistance in order to ensure a holistic, multidisciplinary approach in combatting AMR at the regional and national levels.
Oct 4, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Also in this roundup of weekly health care news: Texas health systems announce intent to merge; the changing role of public health; and Chrysler, other big businesses see savings in investing in employee health care.
Oct 3, 2018
The average annual premium for employer-sponsored family health coverage rose 5 percent this year to $19,616, including employer and worker contributions, according to the latest annual survey of employer-sponsored health insurance by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Oct 3, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended to Oct. 12 the deadline to recommend health care leaders to participate in HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan’s Innovation and Investment Summit.