Friday, December 2, 2022: Providers

A coalition of physician groups led by the American Medical Association asked a Texas judge not to implement a nationwide injunction on a key portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that covers preventive services. In September, the judge ruled that the...

Thursday, December 1, 2022: Providers

Kaufman Hall’s latest Hospital Flash Report indicates that the hospital sector is on track to end the year with negative margins. In October, operating margins declined 2 percent from the previous month and were down 13 percent from a year ago. Costs increased 1...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022: Providers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a memo reminding hospitals of their responsibility to protect patients and health care workers from physical violence in the workplace. The memo said hospitals should be able to demonstrate their...

Tuesday, November 22, 2022: Providers

According to recent reports, health systems nationwide have seen a significant rise in denied claims over the past year. A Kaufman Hall report found that approximately 67 percent of health care leaders reported an increase in claim denials over the past year, compared...

Friday, November 18, 2022: Providers

The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a new policy that aims to protect residents who are training at teaching hospitals bought by private equity firms. The policy is in response to concerns that firms are trimming operations to increase profits following...

Friday, November 18, 2022: Providers

Intermountain Healthcare named Robert Allen as its new president and CEO effective December 1. Allen joined Intermountain in 2008 and has served as its chief operating officer since 2017. He will replace Interim President and CEO Lydia Jumonville, who has been leading...