On June 23, 2020, a federal district court upheld a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulation that requires hospitals to publicly report information regarding their standard charges, including privately negotiated charges with commercial health insurers, effective January 1, 2021.
The Veterans Health Administration has continued its hiring spree well into the summer, with 23,000 new employees now on board since the pandemic’s beginning in March.
A federal appeals court ruled the federal government has the authority to cut Medicare payments to off-campus clinics to bring them in line with independent physician practices, reversing a lower court’s decision.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking input from industry on automated tools and technologies to speed up the intake of veteran's medical records as part of its multi-billion-dollar healthcare modernization push.
As health systems begin the road to financial recovery from the pandemic, once characteristic of executives has emerged: they agree they are capable of quick changes.