CMS proposed Monday a new mandatory bundled payment program for heart attacks and bypass surgeries that includes changes to the existing Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model as part of its larger goal to shift Medicare from quantity to quality incentives. 9 more words
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Hospital and health system executives are well aware of the affects high-deductible health plans have had on hospital finances, from patient collections to bad debt. 24 more words
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act final rule is here. As industry experts begin to dig into the 2,400-page document released Friday, a few details are emerging that will be critical for providers who plan to practice fee-for-service medicine in 2017. 99 more words
The number of seniors in the United States is projected to nearly double over the next 34 years—from 43 million in 2012 to nearly 84 million by 2050. 197 more words
Thanks to the Federal Trade Commission, the Penn State Health and PinnacleHealth merger will not go forward.
Plans to merge were called off late last week, … 284 more words
Not everything that is important for a person’s health can be measured and not everything that can be measured in health care is important to the average person. 275 more words