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Apr 3, 2018 by John Glaser and Bharat Sutariya, M.D.
Providers who straddle fee-for-service and value-based care models must make sure their information technology investments can fully support both.
Apr 2, 2018
CMS anticipates MA plans and Part D sponsors will see an average revenue increase of 3.4%, excluding an expected 3.1% increase in risk scores.
Apr 2, 2018
The MedPAC should not finalize its draft recommendation to reduce payments for off-campus stand-alone emergency departments located within six miles of an on-campus hospital ED.
Apr 2, 2018
A federal judge has asked the AHA to provide suggestions on behalf of hospitals and health systems for how the HHS can reduce the backlog of Medicare billing appeals awaiting adjudication at the Administrative Law Judge level.
Apr 2, 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today named the AHA’s American Society for Healthcare Engineering an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
Apr 2, 2018
Connecticut hospitals and health systems contributed $27.7 billion to the state and local economies in 2016, according to a new report by the Connecticut Hospital Association.
Apr 2, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Opioid addiction is a mounting public health crisis. Individuals with substance use disorder are struggling with a brain disease.
Mar 30, 2018
Walmart is in preliminary talks to buy health insurer Humana, according to people familiar with the matter.
Mar 30, 2018
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar yesterday named former CVS Health executive Daniel Best as his senior advisor on drug pricing reform, and Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir, M.D., as his senior advisor on mental health and opioid policy.
Mar 30, 2018
Drug overdose deaths rose nearly 22% in 2016 to 63,632, two-thirds of which involved an opioid.