In just the past week, several moderate GOP senators have seemed to become more bullish on the prospects for an ACA repeal bill. Here's what you need to know about their comments—and what they say, and don't say, about the Senate's health care efforts.
James Marsden, Samm Levine, and Blake Vogt have joined the lineup for Children Mercy's annual Big Slick fundraiser, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Missouri, New York, and South Carolina.
William Schpero, a doctoral candidate at the Yale School of Public Health and the lead researcher on the study, says the findings show policymakers should focus on health care inequalities in addition to access to care.
HHS' Office of the Inspector General in an audit found that Medicare wrongfully distributed hundreds of millions of dollars in EHR incentive payments to physicians and other health care professionals over a three-year period, and the agency has called on CMS to recoup those payments.
A small tweak helped community health not-for-profit Sun Health cut the Medicare 30-day hospital readmission rate for program participants by 56 percent—and achieve the lowest readmissions rate among all participants in CMS' Community-based Care Transitions Program.
Compassionate people are more likely to indulge in little white lies, often intended to smooth out common social interactions—but there's a point at which these "prosocial lies" can do more harm than good, according to new research in the Journal of Experimental Psychology.