The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the prices hospitals charge for the 100 most common inpatient procedures. The idea is to provide more information to the public about how much hospitals charge and to highlight...
Mobile devices could save the medical industry and consumers billions of dollars a year. Mobile health technology provides patients with greater opportunities to manage their diseases and communicate with providers.
The past few years have seen two remarkable health-care experiments in Oregon. One is the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, the first randomized, controlled trial comparing Medicaid — or any kind of health insurance — with being uninsured. The other is Kitzhaber's...
Thousands of healthcare workers recently walked off the job at the University of California's five medical centers, delaying surgeries, diagnostic procedures, treatments and emergency care throughout the state.
An expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act is supposed to cover more of the working poor and balance out cuts that were made to already-struggling hospitals. But Republican-led states have been opting out or at least holding...
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the prices...
As the federal government squeezes payments for private Medicare plans, Humana Inc., the big health insurer most tethered to the government health program, has no plans to shift gears. Instead, the Louisville, Ky., company is pressing ahead with efforts to grow Medicare...
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