Healthcare Payer News: Blockchains, Emergency Care and New Technology

Value paradigms, blockchains, and cloud services seem to be in the wind this year as the whole technology landscape shifts.   Add to this related policy changes from CMS to”increase choices and encourage stability”.  Will lower premiums materialize and be a help to the hospital revenue cycle? 

Value paradigms, blockchains, and cloud services seem to be in the wind this year as the whole technology landscape shifts.   Add to this related policy changes from CMS to”increase choices and encourage…

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Will 2017 Be the Year for Major Healthcare Price Transparency Reform?

Primary goals of healthcare reform include the core principles of reducing healthcare spending and providing a cost-effective, high-quality care. Healthcare price transparency is a key piece to this puzzle in the form of tools that allow consumers to compare prices for healthcare services among multiple providers. Learn more about the outlook for healthcare price transparency in 2017.

Primary goals of healthcare reform include the core principles of reducing healthcare spending and providing a cost-effective, high-quality care. Healthcare price transparency is a key piece to this puzzle in the form of tools that allow consumers to…

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The Healthcare Payer Situation in 2017

What will be the fate of the Affordable Healthcare Act under the new administration?  A look at The Healthcare Payer Situation early this year finds mergers blocked and a great deal of uncertainty about the exchanges.