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...
Kentucky’s Medicaid program and Arkansas’ private option resulted in significant improvements in healthcare quality during their second year of expansion, as well as increases in preventive care, outpatient utilization...
The industry-wide transformation from volume- to value-based care delivery systems has spurred an increasing emphasis on patient satisfaction and catalyzed the drive for healthcare to mirror the retail consumer experience. While much of these efforts tend to center on quality...
President Barack Obama's administration has taken action against duplicate healthcare coverage by which Medicaid enrollees simultaneously receive federal subsidies to help pay for private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, The New York Times reported. Consumers...
One of the primary strategies that insurers have pursued in an attempt to provide low-cost marketplace products is to offer narrower provider networks. Qualified health plan (QHP) networks seem to be steadily narrowing over...
CMS plans to use third party and Medicare claims reimbursements to calculate hospital-specific uncompensated care costs and distribute Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments, according to a proposed rule from the federal agency. The proposed rule clarifies the...
Female physicians are reimbursed significantly less than their male counterparts, even adjusting for how hard a physician works, their productivity and years of experience, finds a new study, one of the largest carried out in recent times.
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