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Athenahealth recovers after a less-than-stellar first quarter
21 Jul 2017 at 10:00am
Driven by client growth, the cloud services company bounced back after suffering a net loss in the first quarter of 2017.
LinkedIn joins effort to strengthen health IT sector in northeast Ohio
21 Jul 2017 at 10:23am
LinkedIn has joined a team of stakeholders in northeast Ohio ? BioEnterprise, the city of Cleveland, Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga County ? to provide data, analysis and market research on talent for health IT positions in...
U.S. Digital Service's APIs help with MACRA participation
21 Jul 2017 at 9:44am
The U.S. Digital Service is creating application programming interfaces to make MACRA participation easier, according to an agency report presented to Congress.
Guest Commentary: Healthcare reform's solution is hiding in plain sight
21 Jul 2017 at 10:41am
Now that the Senate GOP's Better Care Reconciliation Act has crashed and burned, and efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act appear to have stalled, it's time to consider another plan: improved Medicare for all.
Healthcare gets a new website domain with .health
20 Jul 2017 at 12:00pm
DotHealth, the company behind the domain extension, hopes .health will become a new industry standard for the healthcare industry's websites.
Memorial? Hermann? targets? food? insecurity,? asks? if? patients? are? hungry
20 Jul 2017 at 1:00pm
Memorial Hermann, a 16-hospital health system based in Houston, began asking patients in October 2015 if they had enough food at home. About 18% of the adult population in Harris County, Texas, suffers from food insecurity.
Healthcare groups seek alternatives to kill ACA taxes if GOP repeal effort fails
20 Jul 2017 at 7:36pm
With GOP efforts to gut the Affordable Care Act on the verge of derailing, healthcare industry groups seeking repeal of ACA taxes on their members are looking to hitch a ride on a new legislative train.
Louisiana's 5 Medicaid managed-care companies being vetted for another year
20 Jul 2017 at 1:52pm
Louisiana is expected to decide by September whether it will keep the five Medicaid managed-care companies currently overseeing the care of 1.6 million recipients or adjust the group, state health department secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee said Thursday.
CMS looks to launch behavioral health pay model
20 Jul 2017 at 1:00pm
The CMS is interested in launching a new pay model that will target behavioral health services and is seeking public comment on what the new effort should look like. The announcement comes at a time when agency officials say they are still committed...
Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities
20 Jul 2017 at 12:32pm
President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for...