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  • Baptist Health South Florida, Bethesda to merge after 24-month transition
    Florida hospital operators Baptist Health South Florida and Bethesda Health on Friday said they plan to merge in 2017 after managing jointly through a 24-month transition period....
  • Out-of-network providers charging patients up to 1400% higher, study shows
    Out-of-network providers charged patients on average 300 percent more than the Medicare rate for certain treatments or procedures, according to the analysis of 2013 and 2014 claims data released Thursday by the America's Health Insurance Plans....
  • 5 things we learned from the ICD-10 rollout in healthcare
    Healthcare Finance spend the bulk of Thursday's rollout monitoring the buzz, speaking with experts and reporting on any issues that may have arrived, and while the true effects of the change will be felt in the coming weeks when claims are processed, bills delivered and accounts receivable wane, we...
  • Insurers miss out on $2.5 billion in risk corridor payments, HHS says
    Insurance companies will pay $362 million to the federal government's shared risk program beginning this November for 2014 participation, but will be short $2.5 billion in payments that they hoped to receive from the federal government, the Department of Health and Human Services announced on Thursday....
  • Healthcare adds 34,000 jobs in September, averaging 38,000 a month
    Healthcare organizations added 34,000 jobs in September, representing a small drop compared to the 41,000 jobs added in August, the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday....