As the healthcare industry becomes increasingly competitive and consumer-driven, employing a proactive approach to patient collections will help ASCs remain successful. Here are eight things to know about patient collections in ASCs. Read More (Here) [...]
In September 2014, the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) published its audit of Tulare Regional Medical Center, an acute care hospital in California. In its findings, federal investigators determined the “hospital did [...]
The OIG solicited proposals for new safe harbors to the federal anti-kickback statute last December; the Advanced Medical Technology Association submitted its proposal yesterday focused on value-based healthcare arrangements. Here are five things to know: (Here) [...]
Aetna and Humana are calling off their $34 billion health care merger. A federal judge blocked the deal last month on antitrust grounds, siding with the Justice Department. Aetna said Tuesday it will pay Humana a $1 billion breakup fee. The deal’s [...]
Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia blocked the proposed merger between Indianapolis-based Anthem and Bloomfield, Conn.-based Cigna, the New York Times reports. Here are six things to know: Read More (HERE) [...]
The Florida House is considering a bill that would allow patients to stay at ambulatory surgery centers for up to 24 hours and make it possible for recovery care centers to keep patients up to 72 hours after surgery. Here [...]
By Gerry Tuoti Wicked Local Newsbank Editor Max Bowen firstname.lastname@example.org THE ISSUE: New state regulations allow ambulatory surgery centers to expand. LOCAL IMPACT: The independent centers may perform certain surgeries for less money than hospital outpatient departments. Under the new [...]
In a slew of recent orders, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge in Colorado, to fill the Supreme Court position vacated by Justice Antonin Scalia last year. Here are five things to know about [...]
It used to be that we patients could make an appointment with just about any doctor or hospital we wanted to, and not give any thought to whether or not our insurance company would pay for those appointments or hospital [...]
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