8 min 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 .
1 hr 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.
Long-term care pharmacy Omnicare will not face against charges that it engaged in "nationwide" Medicare fraud for off-label antipsychotics prescriptions, a federal judge recently ruled.
Jon Letko of U.S. Healthcare Supply LLC, based in Milford, N.J., exercised his constitutional right not to incriminate himself at the hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight.