Insurers have a bone to pick with certain New Jersey hospitals. Bayonne Medical Center, in particular, is reaping the benefits from the state's regulation that restricts balance billing, reports Healthcare Dive.
Regulators will soon conduct audits to determine whether payers comply with the Affordable Care Act, according to an article in LifeHealthPro.
Gov. Jerry Brown (D) could make California one of the first states in the nation that would preemptively block collections from the estates of deceased patients who receive ordinary Medicaid benefits, Kaiser Health News reported
As hospitals around the country try to resolve healthcar e disparities, especially among minority populations, Massachusetts General Hospital implemented a series of initiatives to educate providers and staff about communicating with and caring for diverse patient populations, according to an art icle in Hospitals & Health Networks.
The governance subgroup of the federal government's Health IT Policy Committee this week pinpointed problems in the health information exchange ecosystem based on several factors, including severity and commonness, the impact on private and secure exchange and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's ability to solve such problems.
MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio reduced hospital-acquired infecti ons (HAIs) and raised ha nd-washing compliance to 97.6 percent across various clinical units, The Plain Dealer rep orted.
Affiliation is not something providers should rush into, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Here are five steps boards must consider before signing a deal.
A finalized policy on genomic data sharing was published online Wednesday in the Federal Register by the National Institutes of Health. According to the NIH, the aim of the policy is to "promote data sharing as a way to speed the translation of data into knowledge, products and procedures" that improve health quality and protect participant privacy.
Electronic health records pose an array of dangers for physicians in terms of potential malpractice claims, according to a Medscape article.
Sharp HealthCare in San Diego dropped out of the Medicare Pioneer accountable care organization program, citing fundamental flaws in the program, according to the company's third quarter financial statement.