The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury released proposed rules Friday that would amend the definition of expected benefits to include wraparound coverage.
None of Georgia's struggling rural hospitals have signed onto the state's plan to save money by scaling back operations, the Associated Press reports.
While the use of scribes may be of value to physicians and hospitals in the short term, it could stifle technological improvements to electronic health records and put patients at risk, according to a viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
This year I had the privilege of interviewing many hospital and healthcare executives about leadership strategies and the challenges the industry faced in the wake of healthcare reform, Medicare...
Humana's recent success in controlling costs has come in large part from an emphasis on member engagement, according to CEO Bruce Broussard.
Are health insurance brokers becoming irrelevant? On one side of the argument, it's possible that the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) is meant to replace brokers. On the flip side, brokers may be essential to exchanges.
Although hospitals and health systems largely for m alliances and coalitions out of necessity, the arrangements positively impact care outcomes and individual providers, argues a Harvard Business Review bl og post.
The United States is woefully underprepared for potential future disease outbreaks, according to a new report from the Trust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
In order to achieve payment reform, the healthcare industry must take several key steps, says Alan Weil, editor-in-chief of Health Affairs. H e recommends that the healthcare industry let leaders lead, think small and focus on the journey, not the destination. Here are some highlights from three of the five steps Weil outlines in his post.
Almost 74 percent of senior executives in the country's largest companies want policies that bring about comprehensive healthcare reform, better quality measurement and increased transparency, according to a new survey from the Pacific Business Group and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.