With emergency department best practices, Washington saved more than 10 percent in Medicaid fee-for-service emergency care costs and expects to save $31 million for the entire fiscal year.
The battle over Medicaid reimbursements for treatment of undocumented immigrants continues, as an administrative law judge on Tuesday heard arguments about a rule issued by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday that the Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration will offer $75 million to 12 states (Alabama, California, Connecticut,
Hospitals and patients in New Hampshire may get a chance to air their grievances over $250 million in Medicaid reimbursement cuts for the state's 2012-2013 budget, the New Hampshire Union Leader
Emergency physicians are speaking out against basing coverage denials on final diagnosis codes rather than symptoms, reported MedPage Today. Specifically, the American College of Emergency Physicians
Designed to curb the "overuse and abuse" of costly emergency care, Washington's hospitals will no longer receive Medicaid reimbursement for any "unnecessary" emergency room visits starting April 1,
Hospital jobs are back on the chopping block, as healthcare organizations continue to struggle with escalating costs and shrinking state reimbursements. For instance, adding to an already long list
While Washington, Iowa and Tennessee battle for continued Medicaid reimbursements for emergency care , Oregon is cutting its Medicaid payments to hospitals by 15 percent this month, according to The
Nationwide news about hospital closings and layoffs paints a bleak picture for some parts of the healthcare industry. Just yesterday, Catholic Medical Center in Manchester announced it will lay off
Although massive hospital layoffs dropped during the first quarter , recent hospital layoffs paint a gloomy picture for the healthcare industry, particularly for smaller hospitals with Medicaid