Texas hospitals are already under financial pressure due to the Lone Star State's steadfast refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, and now they face yet another pressure point: urgent care centers.
Regulators will soon conduct audits to determine whether payers comply with the Affordable Care Act, according to an article in LifeHealthPro.
County health officials in California opened a mental h ealth urgent care center in the South Los Angeles this week, in an effort to treat people in immediate crisis, while connecting them with ongoing care, Kaiser Health News report ed in a blog post.
Affiliation is not something providers should rush into, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Here are five steps boards must consider before signing a deal.
The recent slowdown in healthcare spending is likely due to economic factors rather than the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study in Health Affairs.
The insured patient generation created by the Affordable Care Act is gravy for the Mayo Clinic.
Hold on to your seats and gear up for the most dramatic changes the health insurance industry has faced yet, says Aegis Health Group CEO Phil Suiter, in an exclusive interview with The Tennessean.
Insurers hoping to have the option of selling a new plan on the health insurance exchanges just got a boost for their cause: The so-called "copper plans" could reduce federal healthcare spending by $5.8 billion over the next 10 years, according to an analysis released Tuesday from Avalere Health.
Non-profit insurers will soon be the dominating type of insurance company due to competition fostered by the Affordable Care Act, says industry watchdog Wendell Potter. If for-profit insurers want to remain viable in the post-ACA market, the former Cigna exec says they must diversify by operating outside the United States and expanding their business lines.
A new analysis shows healthcare payers may face a rocky road as recent legal battles continue to brew over ACA subsidies.