U.S. hospitals have held onto millions of dollars in warranty credits from medical manufacturers that should have been sent to Medicare, according to the latest audit of federal payments related to recalled and defective heart devices.
If you want to buy milk, Austin Frakt says, you could check prices at Shaw’s and Costco. Gas? Compare different stations’ prices at the pump. In both cases, the sellers charge every buyer the same price, allowing buyers to look for the best deals.
The commission wants Congress to adopt a Voluntary Value Program that eases the administrative burden on clinicians, and provides a more objective assessment of the value of care delivered based on population health metrics.
Rush University Medical Center is applying data technology in several areas, including documentation improvement, value-based care, dashboard development and implementation, readmissions reduction, and cost of care.
New Medicare cards are due to be mailed this spring, but Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert is warning senior citizens of a card-related telephone scam targeting Medicare beneficiaries.
The number in the corner of Upton Martin’s Medicare plan card from Humana Inc. changed twice over the past four years. He didn’t think anything of it, and his coverage didn’t seem different in any way.
Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah did not comply with Medicare billing requirements for 39 out of 131 inpatient and outpatient claims reviewed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General, according to an OIG...
Few states embraced the Affordable Care Act more enthusiastically than California, which shrank its uninsured rate to a record-low 7 percent after enrolling millions more residents onto Medi-Cal and creating a system to sell subsidized health plans to Californians.