Medicare to Require Hospitals Post Prices Online

Medicare to Require Hospitals Post Prices Online

US hospitals will have to post their standard prices online and make it easier for patients to access their electronic medical records, Medicare officials said Tuesday Currently, hospitals must make their prices public, but the new rule requires the information to be...
Humana Takes 40% Stake in Kindred at Home

Humana Takes 40% Stake in Kindred at Home

Humana is acquiring a major stake in Kindred Healthcare’s home care division for about $800 million in the latest move by an insurer to lower costs by directly providing healthcare services Humana will receive 40% of Kindred at Home as part of a joint venture with...
Top Healthcare Articles from 2017

Top Healthcare Articles from 2017

We highlighted these articles from 2017 related to the Healthcare industry Full Archive of All Healthcare Posts   This coming year we will focus even more on the post-acute skilled, elder / homecare and senior marketplace since “demographics are our...
Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

A shortage of nurses at US hospitals hit West Virginia’s Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time The non-profit healthcare system is one of the state’s largest employers It faces a $40 million deficit this year as it struggles with fewer privately...