Blog Archive August 2018

August 29, 2018

The CMS started the process of searching for a company to help create a price comparison tool for consumers.

It has released a sources sought notice to see if any companies have the expertise to perform such work. A formal request for proposals for the work could be released later...

August 20, 2018

It is with sadness that we note Bill Alvin, former CEO of Health Alliance Plan - HAP and valued past member of the MAHP Board of Directors and the MAHP Executive Committee, has passed away.

...

August 9, 2018

Originally published by The Health Care Blog

 The 18-34 year old segment of our population is large, growing and important in our society. They are 80...

August 9, 2018

Originally published the The Balance

If you're a "Millennial," born sometime in the 1980s, you're probably as healthy as you'll ever be, and you're definitely young. Does this mean...

August 9, 2018

Originally published by Harvard Business Review

If you ran a fancy restaurant, would you want the chef also to clean dishes and mop the floor?...

August 9, 2018

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal

The U.S. spends more per capita on health care than any other developed nation. It will soon spend close...

August 3, 2018

On August 2, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its Final Rule for Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Acute Care Hospital...