A study from Human Rights Watch has eye-opening findings about antipsychotic drug prescribing in U.S. nursing homes.
Hospitals with high rates of certain hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) will have their Medicare payments cut by 1% for the 2015 fiscal year.
The economic impact of an Ebola pandemic could reach $32 billion by 2015, according to the World Bank, while costs to the healthcare insurance industry will depend on how quickly the disease is controlled in countries with high insurance penetration, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III).
Measures of access to care explained almost half of variation in readmission by county
Prepare for a significant increase in self-pay liabilities from the “high-deductible“ patient population or risk a reduced level of reimbursement
Their care experience isn’t at the level it should be
Sebelius says more Latino outreach is needed, meanwhile commercial enrollees are popping up more often
Florida Blue creates single-specialty ACOs
Critical care patients have higher HAI rates
PBGH program gives employees no-cost joint replacement and free travel to top hospitals