Tenet Healthcare expects to receive commercial rates from those enrolled in state health exchanges, potentially creating a showdown between for-profit hospital chains and insurers, reported Dow Jones Business News .
Healthcare IT spending by state and local health and human services agencies will increase $2.7 billion over the next five years to $19.3 billion, according to a new report published this week by enterprise software provider Deltek.
As the Presidential campaign finally moves toward election day, it is becoming clear that the Affordable Care Act will remain the law of the land. Whether Mitt Romney comes from behind to defeat...
Calling technology challenges one of the biggest issues facing states with regard to setting up health insurance exchanges, a new report from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the National Academy of Social Insurance examines lessons learned from "early innovators" and others well along in the process.
For all his training as an economist, Paul Krugman eschewed complex equations or phrases when he recently described those who have been campaigning to eliminate healthcare reform. He simply called...
Information technology represents a sizeable obstacle to the implementation of the health insurance exchanges required under the healthcare reform law, and could ultimately prove to be the undoing of such efforts.
Despite the uncertainty that swirls around how the Supreme Court will rule on the Affordable Care Act, healthcare industry stakeholders are continuing efforts to comply with the law. For instance,
A growing number of states are working together to build the health IT systems that they're going to need to run health insurance exchanges for individuals and small businesses, starting in 2014. The
Microsoft is jumping into the IT market for state insurance exchanges with both feet. The infotech giant is offering "turnkey technology solutions" to help states implement their insurance exchanges