2 hrs ago | Forbes.com
SEPTEMBER 12: Former Sen. Alan Simpson and former White House Chief of Staff under the Clinton Administration Erskine Bowles , both co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, have endorsed eliminating state-based provider taxes, one of the ways in which states manipulate federal health-care spending.
6 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will give thousands of Medicare-eligible retirees the choice of staying on the district's self-funded health insurance plan or shifting completely to Medicare through a program managed by Humana.
10 hrs ago | Townhall
When Rahm Emanuel helped foist on America the unready, unsteady and unsustainable healthcare religion known as Obamacare, one wonders in retrospect whether he had in mind another unready, unsteady and unsustainable government religion: union health benefits for government workers.
14 hrs ago | The Gazette
Depending on where a patient goes for care in the Corridor, average charges billed by a hospital for the same procedure can vary significantly, according to data released earlier this month .
15 hrs ago | Tuscon Citizen
After reading the Washington Post article that looks back on t he start up of Medicare in 1966 , I googled "Udall and Medicare" to find documents I had come across a few years ago.
Federal authorities approved a Nevada hospital's proposal on Friday for correcting deficiencies that led to newly discharged psychiatric patients being bused out of state without adequate plans for continued care.
A "phone-a-thon" is seeking to address one of the main issues public officials have faced when trying to provide health coverage to low-income Americans: awareness.
Having been away last week and part of this one, I've been catching up on my favorite blogs, and this now almost ancient post by Jonathan Chait seems worth a word .
Insights into Physician Satisfaction : Deloitte's annual survey of physicians reveals checkered attitudes about the future of medicine and the use of EHR technology.
Methodist Hospital home health nurse Maria Hackenberg visited Dan Simpson in his home in Valley to check on his postsurgical recovery.
On May 14, as Washington officialdom was transfixed by the IRS scandal, the Congressional Budget Office announced that the budget deficit will shrink this fiscal year to $642 billion, or just 4 percent of gross domestic product.
Today's seniors are facing higher Medicare costs. Over the next five years, current law, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, already guarantees higher out-of-pocket costs for seniors.
The Dallas public hospital already has operated under a rare form of safety monitoring imposed by health regulators during the last 18 months to correct widespread care failures.
While preferred physician and hospital networks have long been used to reduce costs, there is a growing realization that pharmacy networks can also save money.
Low Medicare payments to hospitals result in lower private rates for inpatient care, a new study by the Center for Studying Health System Change found.
The Massachusetts congressional delegation reportedly held an emergency meeting Wednesday to try to save a patient whose prognosis isn't good - a $250 million annual subsidy to Massachusetts hospitals, paid out of other states' pockets.
Children and teens exposed to radiation during CT scans are 24 percent more likely to develop cancer, according to a large, long-term study.