October 9, 2016

How Humana will be affected by a Medicare payment increase

Health insurers that provide Medicare Advantage plans will be seeing a slight uptick in payment from the federal government in 2018. Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

January 23, 2017

How Obamacare is Destroying Accountable Care Organizations

“Accountable care organizations” is the health wonk phrase du jour. Obamacare’s advocates point to its support for ACOs as one of the important cost-control initiatives in the law. Except that, like nearly everything about Obamacare, the truth isn’t so simple.

March 18, 2017

Doctors driven to bankruptcy

As many doctors struggle to keep their practices financially sound, some are buckling under money woes and being pushed into bankruptcy.

April 7, 2017

NCQA Revamps Patient-Centered Medical Home to Ease Adoption

The NCQA has released a new iteration of its patient-centered medical home recognition program, which uses an online reporting system and aligns more closely with MACRA.