The hospital groups and health systems in an appeal notice say they disagree with a federal judge's ruling to dismiss their case against CMS over cuts to Medicare's 340B drug discount program and note that the ruling does not deal with the merits of their claims.
A new study finds nearly half of hospitals participating in CMS' voluntary bundled payment program withdrew, Advisory Board lines up everything you need to reduce the cost of clinical variation, and more.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is in "fair condition" after undergoing an additional surgery as part of his ongoing recovery from being shot this past June, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.
Critics say that hospitals' use of confidential settlements to resolve allegations of sexual assault can endanger patients' safety by preventing misconduct claims from becoming public, according to a USA Today investigation into how the Cleveland Clinic handled allegations against a physician.
Most health systems' cost structures are unsustainable. Advisory Board's Ethan Brosowsky and Scott Orwig detail why your cost-control strategy must include physicians, along with two keys for partnering with doctors to rein in costs.
A lack of infrastructure to provide and fund home nursing care means that many children with complex medical conditions stay in the hospital even after they've been cleared for discharge—and when children do come home, parents face tough financial and personal decisions, Caroline Chen reports for Bloomberg.
The Trump administration on Thursday sent a memo to governors that for the first time outlines how states could incorporate work requirements into their Medicaid programs for non-elderly, non-pregnant adults without disabilities.
President Trump on Friday will undergo his first physical examination since taking office, and like his predecessors before him, he will publicly release the results—but exactly what information will be disclosed will be largely up to Trump's discretion, Bloomberg reports.