View Mobile-Friendly Version

Subscribe for Free

Healthleaders Media

Thursday, February 6, 2014

View as Webpage | Send to a Friend | HealthLeaders Homepage

Daily news & Analysis


For breaking news and analysis throughout the day, visit HealthLeadersMedia.com or add the RSS Feed of our Daily News & Analysis.

Hr

CMS Proposes HIX Guidelines for 2015

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, February 6, 2014

Federal regulators are taking a fresh look at the adequacy standards for so-called narrow networks within public health insurance exchanges, which insurers say are an essential tool for controlling healthcare costs.

More Analysis »

Hr

ICD-10 Prep Timing is Crucial

By: Greg Freeman, February 6, 2014

Providers are waking up to the need for ICD-10 education, but "one of worst mistakes [they] could make would be to get the training too early in the year," says one expert.

More Analysis »

Hr

3 Inexpensive Ways to Enhance Patient Experience

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, February 5, 2014

Fancy amenities such as gourmet meals, healing gardens, and multi-million dollar expansion projects can make patients feel good about a hospital stay, but there are cheaper ways to bolster the patient experience.

More Analysis »

Hr

Public HIX Give Commercial Plans a Run for Their Money

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, February 5, 2014

The new public health insurance exchanges are a good deal when compared to plans that private employers offer, PwC research shows. But don't expect employers to push workers toward the public exchanges yet.

More Analysis »

Hr

Must-Do Task for Rural Providers: Call Congress

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 5, 2014

If budget balancing gimmicks being considered by Congress take effect in the coming year, they could potentially mean the loss of billions of dollars in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements for rural providers. Don't let it happen.

More Analysis »

Hr

Webcast: Orthopedics Service Line Success—Physician Engagement, Efficiency, and Quality

By: February 4, 2014

Date: February 27, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Orthopedic leaders from PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and Stryker offer evidence-based strategies for improving orthopedic efficiency, quality, and performance while also increasing collaboration, cost savings, and market share within the service line.

Register Today

More Analysis »

Hr

Physician-Hospital Alignment Collection—66% off

By: November 4, 2013

As new employment and reimbursement models take precedence, leaders are looking for innovative ways to collaborate with and incentivize physicians under accountable care and population health objectives. The Physician-Hospital Alignment Collection reveals the strategies these leaders are employing to drive alignment in their organizations.

You get five titles—3 webcasts, a book, and an intelligence report—for only $490 (a $1,485 value).

Purchase Today

More Analysis »

Hr

Stay Connected to HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis

To help us ensure future delivery of HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis, please add our "From" address—news.editor@healthleadersmedia.com—to your address book or e-mail whitelist.