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Merger and acquisition revenues for health systems hit …

WebThe fourth quarter of 2022 was a banner period in terms of healthcare merger and acquisition revenues, and the transactions that took place in the quarter …

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Health benefits costs expected to rise 5.4% in 2023

WebAverage costs for U.S. employers that pay for their employees' healthcare will increase 6.5% to more than $13,800 per employee in 2023, largely due to economic …

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Medicare Advantage, consolidation drove healthcare insurer …

WebThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that in 2022, MA is projected to reach 29.5 million people compared to 26.9 million enrolled in a Medicare …

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UPDATED: HHS extends public health emergency for 12th …

WebBecerra announced the extension Wednesday morning. This is the 12th time HHS has extended the public health emergency. Jonathan Wiik, vice president of Healthcare …

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Digital health advances end with the PHE Healthcare …

Web2 days ago · Congress added protections to keep telehealth and acute hospital care at home for two years after the public health emergency ends, but many questions remain as to …

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WebHealth benefit costs expected to rise 5.4% in 2023. Quality and Safety. Adverse events among inpatient admissions hit 25% in 2018. Billing and Collections. Healthy.io partners …

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Healthcare workers experiencing burnout, stress due to …

WebThe responses collected from the 1,119 healthcare workers surveyed indicated they're stressed out and stretched too thin: 93% were experiencing stress, 86% reported experiencing anxiety, 77% reported …

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Optum, Red Ventures partner on consumer healthcare …

WebOptum first quarter revenues grew 18.9% to $43.3 billion, and operating earnings grew 19.8% to $3.2 billion. Optum Health revenue per consumer served …

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Margins hammered as hospitals faced rough financial …

WebDespite an end-of-year upswing, about half of U.S. hospitals finished 2022 with a negative margin, data shows. Last year was the worst financial year for hospitals …

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Reimbursement Healthcare Finance News

WebHealth benefit costs expected to rise 5.4% in 2023. Quality and Safety. Adverse events among inpatient admissions hit 25% in 2018. Billing and Collections. …

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Optum to acquire Change Healthcare Healthcare …

WebOptum and Change Healthcare have agreed to combine, uniting two of the nation's largest technology and service companies. The agreement is expected to close in the second half of 2021, with Optum …

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For Payers Healthcare Finance News

WebInsurers and government payers are having to make major adjustments as well. This section highlights Healthcare Finance’s coverage on topics including benefit design, Medicare and Medicaid, risk management, payer contracting, analytics, compliance, insurance exchanges, provider-sponsored health plans and merger and acquisition …

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Biden executive order targets healthcare consolidation

WebPhoto: Alex Wong/Getty Images. An executive order issued by President Joe Biden today cracks down on hospital and health insurance consolidations and other …

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9 ways social media is impacting the business of healthcare

WebThe report outlined nine additional ways social media is impacting the business side of healthcare. 1. Communication is shifting to public, more open forums. …

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Hail to the chiefs: Healthcare's new C-suite titles are here to stay

WebNew York-based Northwell Health is another system that has seen its share of organizational changes over the years, and it has the C-suite titles to match. Mark Solazzo, the system's executive vice president and chief operating officer, recalls that the chief learning officer, created 12 to 15 years ago, was the first out-of-the-ordinary

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Study links social problems with healthcare costs

WebER visits for the first group of patients dropped by 40 percent, cutting monthly hospital bills from $1.2 million dollars to $500,000. Since then, Brenner has sought to …

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Class action lawsuit claims UnitedHealthcare diverts plan funds to

WebWorkers who have a health insurance plan with UnitedHealthcare are suing UHC and its parent company UnitedHealth Group in a class-action lawsuit accusing the …

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