After employers offered coverage through a private health exchange, 58 percent of employees chose a plan providing a different level of coverage than their current plan, according to second-year enrollment analysis from Aon Hewitt, released Thursday.
A Bloomberg News report describes what it calls a "heart surgery factory" at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. But the practice of scheduling emergency procedures in order to maximize reimbursement is widespread, according to Forbes.
New Jersey hospitals spent more than any other industry in the state to lobby against funding cuts in 2013, according to a report released this week.
Guest post by Lynn McVey, CEO and president of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, an acute care, 230-bed hospital in New Jersey For this month's blog post, I planned to continue my theme of...
Hospitals oppose proposed reductions in the Obama administration's budget request for fiscal 2015, which includes $414.3 billion in reductions to Medicare and Medicaid over the next 10 years, according to AHA News Now.
Hospital drug costs will likely rise between 3 and 5 percent this year, a ccording to d ata from the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy.
How did states' approach to Affordable Care Act implementation influence insurer participation, competition and premiums? To find out, a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation brief compared five actively pro-reform states with three states that have taken only a limited approach to or have not participated in the healthcare reform law.
Many health insurers view price as king, but consumers place more value on other factors of their health coverage, according to a PwC Health Research Institute survey.
St. Luke's hospital and Idaho's largest independent physicians' practice filed a motion this week to suspend a federal judge's order to dissolve its partnership while it appealed a ruling that their joint venture violated federal antitrust laws.
Many hospitals have difficulty embracing supply chain technologies and best practices that would increase efficiency and profitability, according to a new survey from GHX.