Physicians hate their EHRs. Research shows there's no love lost between doctors and the technology. According to a recent study, just 34 percent of physicians said they were "satisfied" or "very satisfied" with their EHR system in 2014, down from 62 percent in 2010. Diving...
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will delay paying some Medicaid claims until the next fiscal year begins on July 1. In a Tuesday letter to the state’s Medicaid-accepting healthcare providers, DHSS director Margaret Brodie wrote that her department...
For out-of-network emergency care, the law bars insurers from charging patients higher coinsurance and copayments. The quarrel over surprise medical bills continues to escalate, and emergency room physicians are now suing the Obama...
The KVUE Defenders uncovered more concerns involving medical billing transparency following a nation-wide investigation. This time, complaints involve hospitals and other healthcare providers not providing reasonable cost estimates upfront or explaining the bill afterwards.
Bolstered by the federal healthcare reform law, the number of low-income kids getting full health coverage in California continues to grow, as it does in the nation as a whole, a recent study found. The rate of uninsurance among...
New approaches for healthcare delivery and provider payment are needed to address cost drivers and shortfalls in healthcare quality, argues the latest study from the American Health Policy Institute. The study, "Medical Network...
For the last several months, both Democratic and Republican candidates made contrasting opinions on the Affordable Care Act and their replacement plan, according to Kaiser Health News. However, their policy...
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