Twenty-one percent of rural hospitals are at high risk of closing, according to a new report. That equates to 430 hospitals across 43 states that employ about 150,000 people and generate about $21.2 billion in patient revenue.
As congressional lawmakers work on legislation to end surprise medical bills, industry wants to keep it simple. And narrow.
An online community launched by twin doctors aims to encourage minorities to enter healthcare by offering information about careers and education.
Healthcare spending growth will rise at an annual average of 5.5% over the next decade, slightly faster than in the past few years, due to the aging of the baby boomers and healthcare price growth, the CMS reported Wednesday.
The Chicago area's largest health system is teaming up with a fast-growing Chicago company to provide high-touch primary care for seniors in Elgin, Ill.
The CMS pays millions of dollars a year to nursing homes for taking care of older adults who do not qualify for coverage, according to an investigation by HHS' inspector general.
Beaumont Health plans to sell as much as 90% of its seven-county home health and hospice business and has created a joint venture called Beaumont Home Health and Hospice LLC with Ohio-based Alternate Solutions Health Network.
Home dialysis adoption has so far been slow, but financial incentives and the threat of disruption might be pushing dialysis providers to up their game.