Whether they're struggling to pay down medical school debt or a big mortgage or they're helping their children pay for college, doctors have options if they want to increase their earnings, reports Medscape.
The unintended creation of disparities caused by the Meaningful Use program has reached a new low.
Currently 13 states are working to align Medicare and Medicaid financing as well as integrate primary and acute care, behavioral health services and long-term services and supports through a variety of innovative methods, according to a new report from the Center for Healthcare Strategies.
With a growing budget, higher enrollment numbers, and a rising improper payment rate, Medicaid sustainability depends on better fraud prevention and more accountability from states, according to a report from the American Action Forum.
A Wisconsin program where hospital emergency rooms have referred patients to community clinics for their primary care follow up and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, has led to a 44 percent reduction in expensive emergency department visits, reports Wisconsin Public Radio.
Some of the top healthcare policy experts in the country tackled the current state of the industry and the impact of the Affordable Care Act--both positive and negative--in a series of viewpoints published by the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The nation's largest public hospital system is in dire financial shape and needs to restructure its finances, Bloomberg News reported.
Keeping dual-eligible seniors happy and healthy is a tough nut to crack. But Chicago-based Oak Street Health has done it in a value-based care model, according to a recent article in NEJM Catalyst by Griffin Myers, M.D., Geoff Price and Mike Pykosz, founders and part owners of the practice.
Hospitals in states that have refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are taking a financial hit, according to RevCycle Intelligence.
Hospitals in much of Georgia continue to struggle, and the scheduled disappearance of the Disproportionate Share Hospital supplementary payment will likely make the financial situation worse, Atlanta Magazine reported.