Hospitals Tag

At least 65% of the top 100 largest hospitals were "unambiguously noncompliant" with the rule as of early February. Mallory Hackett, Associate Editor - Healthcare Finance Most of the nation's largest hospitals are noncompliant with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' price transparency rule that went...

Industry groups representing hospitals and health systems across the nation sued HHS last year, challenging a rule that requires hospitals to disclose the rates they negotiate with insurers beginning in 2021. On June 23, a federal judge granted HHS' motion for summary judgement. Under a final...

Physicians, hospitals and medical labs are grappling with the rise in high-deductible insurance. (Bloomberg) — Doctors, hospitals and medical labs used to be concerned about patients who didn’t have insurance not paying their bills. Now they’re scrambling to get paid by the ones who do have...

A study found insurers often pay different prices for the same procedure at the same hospital. (Vox) - We’ve known for decades now that there is widespread variation in what different hospitals charge for the same medical procedures. Study after study confirms this finding (one of...

(Modern Healthcare) California hospitals are on edge over a bill dropped late Monday that would mandate regulated rate-setting for providers. The measure would use Medicare rates as the benchmark to calculate commercial insurer payments, and would cost state hospitals $18 billion in the first year...