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AARP opposes Medicaid block grants and per capita caps because we are concerned that such proposals will endanger the health, safety, and care of millions of individuals who depend on the essential services provided through Medicaid.
As healthcare costs continue to rise, hospitals and doctors are trying to figure out how to find these patients and get to the root of their problems.
Insurance companies use as a selling point that their buying power gives them a pricing advantage for employers. But when you look at the numbers, that's not what's happening.
Although we can learn about pegging price to value from other industries, healthcare requires a unique approach that recognizes its critical role in people's lives.
Clinicians must recognize when mental illness and substance abuse occur together in order to offer more effective treatment.
Abhinav Shashank shares with us his idea of an ideal healthcare system.
We are about to feel the impact of Millennials on our out-of-control healthcare system and hopes are high that they will demand and get the healthcare that they want and need.
CMS bundled payments for joint replacements are designed to reign in costs, but what's not in the bundle could pose patient safety risks.
Healthcare fraud is a national security threat. There is no party divide when it comes to protecting the homeland - we don’t need a right solution or a left solution, we need an American solution.
Fraud is rampant in the healthcare system due in part to outdated claims payment methodologies. Dave Chase points out that ignorance of the problem is no longer a valid excuse given the high cost of health care and the magnitude of the waste due to fraud.
The pervasiveness of inappropriate care is the U.S. medical system's biggest ethical stain. Alternatives, such as optimal medical management, are often ignored in favor of better paying surgical procedures.
Dave Chase explores why employers should get a second opinion if they're overpaying for healthcare.