Healthcare News & Insights

Warning: MedPAC wants to expand ‘site neutral’ to oupatient services

The last thing hospital executives want to hear is they’re going to have to make deep financial cuts in their outpatient departments. But unless the American Hospital Association (AHA) is successful in getting the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to reconsider its proposal to broaden its “site neutral” payment policy to hospital outpatient department (HOPD) […] [MORE]

Supercommittee fails: What does it mean for health care?

The so-called Supercommittee intended to reach a bipartisan deal for the federal budget has officially failed — and health care pros are scrambling to figure out what it means for their organizations.

AHA comes out against OSHA setting resident work hours

The American Hospital Association says the feds shouldn’t be in the business of regulating medical residents’ hours.

Health reform passes: Winners, losers and what to expect next

The health care reform bill finally passed, and while no one may be completely happy with it, it brings some definite good news for the industry.