Class arbitration has been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving a dispute over payments to physicians by a health plan. >>>
The most prevalent arrangement for Medicare ACO contracting is 'shared savings upside,' or what is known within the industry as a one-sided risk model, survey data shows. >>>
Health insurance exchange plan offerings may not be an option for hospitals that fail to contract with qualifying patient safety organizations by the federal deadline. But hospitals are still waiting for CMS to clarify the complex regulation. >>>
Retained surgical objects, patient falls, and medication errors are the top violations leading to immediate jeopardy penalties issued to hospitals by the California Department of Health Thursday. >>>
By opting not to expand Medicaid, Texas is passing up an estimated $90 billion in federal funds over the coming decade, leaving its healthcare providers, especially hospitals, in a tough financial spot. Rural care facilities are especially vulnerable. >>>
The cost of repealing the sustainable growth rate formula is $106 billion less than a year ago. Lawmakers have been holding hearings and stakeholder recommendations are pouring in. Is this the year a doc fix bill will be passed? >>>
Under pending federal legislation, recruiting foreign-born but U.S.- trained physicians could become easier for hospitals and physician practices in underserved areas. >>>
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