In Virginia, more than one-third of hospitals garnished patients' wages for outstanding debt in 2017—a controversial practice that drove just 0.1% of gross revenue for such hospitals, according to a new study in JAMA. Advisory Board's Robin Brand explains ways that hospitals may be able to avoid having to sue patients altogether.
The Trump administration recently finalized a pretty wonky rule that overhauls federal regulations regarding employer-funded health reimbursement accounts (HRAs). If you're already feeling overwhelmed by the jargon, don't fret. Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli rounds up what the rule actually does—and what it might mean for you.
The hospital is one of the first pediatric hospitals in the country to use a virtual reality service that can provide surgeons with a 3-D model of the brain for surgery, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina.