Although last spring's Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act rescued physicians who accept Medicare from a 21 percent pay cut under the sustainable growth rate formula, doctors will see a small pay cut in 2016--rather than the promised 0.5 percent raise
John Oliver, the hilariously exasperated host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight," specializes in long-take satirical reporting, prodded by his status as a British transplant often boggled by...
Physicians just don't trust payers. UnitedHealthcare and Cigna fared worst in the recently released ReviveHealth Payor Trust Index, whereas physicians viewed independent Blue Cross Blue Shield plans more kindly
With the federal healthcare marketplace open enrollment now upon us, many Americans still have some questions surrounding their healthcare options. Whether it's making signups easier for customers, helping them choose a plan or understanding the upgrades and remaining issues on Healthcare.gov, here's what insurers need to know the three-month open enrollment period.
In this special report, FiercePracticeManagement looks at the key areas of post-ACA liability concern and what steps physicians must take to minimize these new risks.
The publicly-traded Community Health Systems said last week it would struggle to make its quarterly numbers. Much of the investor-owned hospital ecosystem suffered as a result.
Karen DeSalvo is waiting in the wings to fully step into the role of assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, but one lawmaker may cause her wait to be even longer.
As healthcare costs continue to rise, both insurers and employers are turning to initiatives that reward consumers for shopping for the best prices on healthcare procedures and services.
Insurers spent 92 percent of individual claims revenue on healthcare and quality improvement in 2014, a vast improvement from the average of 79 percent they spent in 2010, according to two new briefs from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Physicians have experienced revenue growth in the wake of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new issue brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Surprisingly, the effect was more pronounces among states that did not expand Medicaid eligibility