Amid record-high inflation, providers and insurers will likely face contentious negotiations over payment rates going forward, Alex Kacik and Nona Tepper write for Modern Healthcare. Does one side have more negotiating leverage?
A 69-year-old man had peripheral neuropathy, but for six years, doctors couldn't explain how or why he developed the condition—or how to treat it. Then, a special test confirmed the cause—a rare underlying condition with just 10,000 other cases in the world, Lisa Sanders writes for the New York Times Magazine.
Following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey decisions, health care providers around the country are asking how the ruling will impact access to treatments for potentially life-threatening conditions, like ectopic pregnancies, Catherine Pearson reports for the New York Times.
CMS on Wednesday released updated nursing home staffing compliance guidelines that will go into effect Oct. 24, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Tennessee, and Massachusetts.