A New Jersey judge has thrown out the property tax exemption for one of the state's not-for-profit hospitals. Morristown Medical Center lost its property tax exemption when Tax Court Judge Vito Bianco had ruled that the hospital had so intermingled its not-for-profit and for-profit business ventures until the two were unrecognizable, according to NJSpotlight.com.
.While many companies use social media to promote their brand or business, it is often a challenge for hospitals that must balance the need to market their organizations and protect patient privacy in online postings, according to a report in the Yakima Herald.
A new study found the rates of C. difficile infections, commonly referred to as C. diff, were 15 percent higher in hospitals that use reusable sharps containers than in hospitals that use single-use disposable containers.
State regulators part of the Regulatory Framework Task Force at the National Association of Insurance Commission are asking for comments as they plan to update two sets of model rules under the Affordable Care Act.
Immediately following the Obama administration's win in a 6-3 ruling on King v. Burwell, Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act voiced their outrage.
Hospital infection preventionists spend more time reporting and collecting data than they do protecting patients from healthcare-associated infections, according to new research.
Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Affordable Care Act subsidies in King v. Burwell is already having a positive impact on healthcare stocks in the hospital and insurance sectors, according to the Associated Press.
The Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion on King v. Burwell this morning in a 6-3 vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act's federal subsidies.
By 2016, federal employees' health insurers will no longer be allowed to have blanket exclusions for transgender-specific healthcare services such as hormone therapy and gender-transition-related care, Vox reports.
It pays for a health plan to identify at-risk individuals and intervene to keep them out of the hospital--both in terms of the organization's bottom line and for the overall health of its members, according to a summary of a presentation at this week's Healthcare Financial Management Association's Annual National Institute in Orlando, Florida.