Ducey signs off on $354M hospital assessment to boost Medicaid reimbursement

For years, hospitals have lamented low reimbursement from the state's Medicaid program, called the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. Earlier this year, they came up with a plan to cover AHCCCS reimbursement shortfalls in the form of a se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Arizona hospitals mull assessment to open doors to $1B in Medicaid reimbursement

For years, hospitals have bemoaned a state Medicaid program that doesn't fully reimburse them for health services. Now, they have a plan in place to make up for that shortfall. Here's how it would work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2020

What does it take to turn a building into a hospital?

A new directive from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should help Erie County as it considers converting the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center into a COVID-19 care site. But there are lots of other considerations too......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Houston-area counties working together to boost hospital capacity if COVID-19 spread worsens

This story excerpt is courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for KHOU's full story, and click here for more coronavirus coverage from KHOU. HOUSTON — One top emergency official says 25 counties in the region are working together to make s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2020

Wall Street bounces on hopes of $2 trillion stimulus, Boeing boost

Wall Street bounced from three-year lows on Tuesday on hopes of a major fiscal stimulus to blunt the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, while Boeing surged on signs that its grounded jet could fly by the middle of the year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 24th, 2020

Trump harnesses wartime powers and signs coronavirus legislation

President Trump invoked wartime powers that could boost the manufacturing of medical equipment and later signed legislation to provid.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 18th, 2020

Streamline Health signs new contract with large, academic teaching hospital

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 18th, 2020

American hospital crisis: Why are they struggling?

In 2019, hospitals saw a hike in use following Medicaid expansion. By 2027, when Baby Boomers begin transitioning into Medicare coverage, government programs will pay... The post American hospital crisis: Why are they .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 16th, 2020

A new study reveals early warning signs of the coronavirus. But it"s taking a week for Wuhan patients with symptoms to be admitted to a hospital.

Reuters A study of nearly 140 coronavirus patients found that the infe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

Minnesota"s new Medicaid medical director wants to close the health opportunity gap

Dr. Nathan Chomilo is the state's Medicaid medical director, but only every other week. The rest of the time, he's a pediatrician and an internist at Methodist Hospital......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks extend rally on thawing U.S.-China signs

European stocks extended a rally on Thursday, getting a further boost as a sign of warming U.S.-China trade relations stoked optimism, even as a virus continues to curb the world’s number-two economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2020

Creditor alleges fraud, seeks to wrest control of St. Louis hospital

New filings seek to have a city court appoint a receiver to take control of the hospital and accuses its new owner of diverting state Medicaid payments "for purposes other than" health care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2019

Trade deal hopes boost stocks as recession fears recede

World shares touched a 21-month high on Monday on signs that the United States and China could soon put an end to a damaging trade war as well as indications that the world may yet dodge an economic recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 4th, 2019

Trillium making inroads in signing up providers for Medicaid patients

Despite major setbacks in signing up hospital systems, Trillium Community Health Plan is making progress in building out its provider network for Medicaid. The coordinated care organization, or CCO, has agreements with 735 provider groups as of Thursday.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2019

Valley hospital financial health ailing amid reimbursement squeeze

Roughly one-quarter of Arizona hospitals lost money last year, and those that were profitable were squeezed by low margins. Financial problems persist because providers way they aren't getting what they need......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2019

Netflix signs deal with Mediaset to co-finance Italian films

Netflix has struck a deal with Italy's top commercial broadcaster Mediaset to produce films in the country, the two companies said on Tuesday, as they step up efforts to boost viewers amid tough competition......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2019

Feds, watchdog scrutinize NY use of Medicaid money

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reviewing New York's use of proceeds from the sale of Fidelis Care to Centene, which helped fund an increase reimbursement in reimbursement to health... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 7th, 2019

Snap stock gets a boost after Morgan Stanley ends bearish call

Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak ended his bearish call on Snap Inc.'s stock Friday, upgrading the shares to equal-weight from underweight on signs of improvement in the company's advertising products.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2019

One of Greater Cincinnati"s largest employers raises minimum wage, boosts pay for 15% of workforce

UC Health disclosed today that the hospital system will raise the minimum wage for all employees to $14 an hour in January, which will boost pay for about 15% of its workforce. About 1,700 of UC Health’s 11,000 non-provider employees will receive .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Wall St. opens higher as robust Chinese data eases growth concerns

U.S. stocks rose broadly at the open on Wednesday as encouraging data from China allayed concerns of slowing global growth, with sentiment getting a boost on signs of easing tensions in Hong Kong following the withdrawal of a controversial bill......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 4th, 2019

Safe-havens rise as recession concerns boost hopes for easing

Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as traders focused on concerns over a global deceleration......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 20th, 2019