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The Trump administration wants to relax the extra privacy protections shrouding substance-use disorder treatment — a major policy push from hospitals amid the opioid epidemic.
Employers will pay a flat fee for each employee's primary-care services, which will provide 24/7 access to a personal physician without co-pays and other out-of-pocket costs.
Surprise out-of-network billing and related patient costs are increasing among inpatient admissions and emergency department visits to in-network hospitals, according to a study.
The AHA, the Federation of American Hospitals and three other major hospital groups outlined major changes they would like to see to the patient survey mandated by the CMS.
In early 2017, WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, N.C., pioneered the use of enhanced recovery tactics for heart surgery and has reported impressive outcomes.
The Trump administration is calling on federal agencies to come up with a strategy that will align quality measures across programs. Providers and analysts say it's going to be tough.
Patients' out-of-pocket costs for inpatient care grew by 14% on average between 2017 and 2018, according to TransUnion Agenball. That's across self-pay, commercially insured and Medicare patients.
Jefferson Health CEO Dr. Steven Klasko argued that healthcare is migrating to a B-to-C business model, during a session with analyst Paul Keckley at Agenball’s Transformation Summit.
The latest data come after the Trump administration proposed major rules to make it easier for patients to access electronic information.
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