HEALTHCARE FINANCE

May 21, 2019

According to recent reports from CNBC, JPMorgan Chase is acquiring  health payments technology company InstaMed and this acquisition is for more than $500 million. The report further states that…

May 17, 2019

According to Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades report released today, out of  2,600 acute-care hospitals graded around 32 percent earned an "A". 26 percent earned a "B," 36 percent earned a "C," 6…

May 16, 2019

The CMS in a recent press release has mentioned that pharmacy benefit managers and their pricing practices have resulted in upcharge to Medicaid and CHIP managed care plans; in turn these lead to…

May 14, 2019

A recent study presented at the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiology states that machines are now overtaking humans in predicting death and heart attack. The use of AI has…

May 10, 2019

Astria Health on Monday, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. They run three hospitals and multiple health clinics in Eastern Washington State and the company statement suggests that an…

May 09, 2019

United Health has already converted, or is in the process of converting, 8 million commercial lives to point-of-sale rebates, CEO David Wichmann says. He added that they are less concerned about …

May 07, 2019

A new release suggests that Insurers are projected to submit rate increases in ACA which is about 10%. This rate increase is supposed to be higher by 6% roughly as estimated. Dave Dillon, from …

May 03, 2019

According to Health Care Cost Institute's latest study, there was a wide variation between cost of the same medical procedures between Hospitals. The East and West coasts showed higher costs than…