One of the most populous states in the Unites States is close to passing on expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, Health News Florida has reported.
Time is money, goes the saying, and a new study by Brown University researchers strongly suggests that by factoring it in, the actual cost of hospital emergency department services may be as much as triple traditional estimates.
A new survey by global consulting giant KPMG concludes that healthcare executives are bullish about momentum building around mergers and acquisitions.
The North Carolina Hospital Association has launched a special social media-oriented PR campaign after suffering some unexpected defeats in the state legislature, the Raleigh News & Observer reported.
Maryland's hospitals should absorb the 2 percent Medicare rate cut triggered by the sequester, reported The Baltimore Sun--a decision that could lead to the loss of jobs.
Tennessee's Medicaid fraud control unit clawed back $181 million in illegal provider payments and obtained more than 100 criminal convictions and civil settlements between the 2009 and 2011 fiscal years.
Hospital merger and acquisition spending in the first quarter of fiscal 2013 fell more than half a billion dollars compared with the first quarter of 2012 to $319.7 million, a drop of nearly two-thirds,according to a report by Irving Levin Associates.
A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation attributed much of the recent slowdown in healthcare spending to the Great Recession, and projects it to increase as the economy continues to gain steam.
State hospital associations are pushing hard to ensure Medicaid is expanded under the Affordable Care Act in as many parts of the country as possible, reported Stateline Health News.
Chartered Health Plan is facing liquidation, and dozens of providers in the District of Columbia could be holding the bag for as much as $85 million, The Washington Post reported.
Chief executive officers at Oregon's leading hospitals saw a significant pay increase in 2011, with seven earning at least seven-figure compensation, according to the Lund Report.
Ongoing, huge pension obligations and expenses are likely to burden nonprofit hospitals for years to come, Reuters reported.
Hospital chains are reporting meager first-quarter earnings due in part to low patient volume and a weak U.S. economy operating at less than full employment.
New Jersey has become an attractive market for for-profit hospital operators, with two firms actively bidding on facilities, the Newark Star-Ledger reported.
In part 2 of this exclusive interview with Brent Grimes, administrative director of patient account services at Integris Health, he discusses how the integrated hospital system is preparing for ICD-10 implementation and how to manage through uncertainty.
Health IT companies raised a record $493 million in venture capital during the first quarter of 2013, with 104 deals completed, according to a new report released this week by Mercom Capital Group.
Healthcare spending nationwide increased 3.9 percent in February 2013 compared to February 2012. Despite the spending levels reaching a historic low, healthcare jobs continued to grow at a steady clip.
Expanded competitive bidding for durable medical equipment, prosthetics and other supplies will lower prices by about 45 percent, while prices for mail-order diabetic testing supplies will drop by as much as 72 percent, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.