Jack O'Brien is an associate editor at HealthLeaders Media.
Healthcare organizations are feeling the effects of the national shortfall of $645 billion in pension liabilities and are pursuing the 'least bad option' for handling the problem.
Jeremy Davis, CEO of Evanston Regional Hospital, talks about how the system is pursuing growth, staying financially solvent, and providing quality care.
The president outlined his plan to lower prescription drug costs and aid low-income Americans by reshaping Medicare and boosting competition.
While several states saw a statistical increase in the uninsured rate, no state saw a significant decrease in the uninsured rate.
In conjunction with federal, state, and local agencies, CMS is aiming to implement effective solutions for 60 million Americans.
A Phoenix health system instituted the first self-pay price transparency program in Arizona, outpacing the state legislature and recouping lost finances associated with an uninsured, self-pay population.
The Trump administration has once again delayed the implementation of new accountability measures for the program which disburses Medicare payments to DSH hospitals.
Both organizations showed financial stability and improved outlooks for the rest of 2018.
The strength of the insurer's retail and specialty sectors, along with its Medicare Advantage populations, helped bolster its financial performance.
One day after Aetna released its first quarter earnings report, CVS followed suit with a strong open to 2018.