Under one Medicare Payment Advisory Commission proposal, Medicare might pay hospitals the same rate it now pays for services in a physician's office. Several options are on the table, but under all scenarios, federal payments to hospitals would drop dramatically. >>>
The focus at the American College of Healthcare Executives' 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership is on mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and other moves to prepare for a changing present and uncertain future. >>>
More than half (62.4%) of the cost of diabetes care is provided by Medicare, Medicaid, and other government payers; 34.4% is paid for by commercial plans; 3.2% is paid for by the uninsured. >>>
Bundling is one of the new payment models being scrutinized as a way to get a handle on skyrocketing service line costs. Here’s how it works in oncology programs. >>>
Any healthcare job losses that do come as a result of sequestration will be "disproportionately low" in relation to other industry sectors, says one economist. >>>
Hospital leaders are continuously examining assumptions, processes, and actions that lead to infection, often with modest results. Here's how one hospital made a dramatic reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections. >>>
While mandated 2% sequestration cuts to Medicare remain a wild card, expanded health insurance coverage in 2014 is expected to spark modest growth in the for-profit hospital sector. >>>
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