Value-based care is a constant refrain in health care, but for children's hospitals, so far, the transition has been optional, and many have been shy to take on the financial risk. Writing for Healthcare Finance News, Jeff Lagasse reports on why Dayton Children's Hospital thinks the risk is worth it, and how the pediatric provider made the shift itself.
The United States' medical licensing system does not always preclude a doctor who surrenders a license in one state from practicing in another—potentially allowing physicians with a problematic past to continue seeing patients, according to an investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, USA Today and MedPage Today.
CMS on Friday approved Utah's request to implement a partial Medicaid expansion, just days after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed into law a bill that authorizes his administration to seek federal permission to reform the state's health care system, including seeking a partial Medicaid expansion.