March 11, 2019
CMS on Tuesday said it will implement various changes to its Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Ratings, including lowering its threshold for penalties related to staffing levels and launching separate ratings for short-term and long-term care facilities.
Speaking at the Patient Engagement and Experience Summit at HIMSS19, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy shared lessons on how to optimize patient experience.
March 8, 2019
HHS under a proposed rule published Monday is seeking public comments on whether it should require health care providers to disclose the now-secret prices they negotiate with health insurers.
As the ride-sharing service Lyft gears up for its initial public offering, it is offering investors a sneak peek into its closely held plans to expand its role in health care.
President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that aims to curb suicides among veterans by creating a task force to devise a national roadmap for suicide prevention.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
March 7, 2019
CMS last week updated hospital quality star ratings on Medicare's Hospital Compare website and proposed revamping its current model for rating hospitals.
The joint health care venture between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday announced it will be named Haven, and CEO Atul Gawande revealed new details about the venture in a just-released letter.
The American Medical Association, the Oregon Medical Association, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America on Tuesday filed a lawsuit to block an HHS final rule that bars abortion providers and clinics that refer patients for abortion care from receiving Title X family planning grants.
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