July 29, 2014
Program Results Report
Health 2.0 conducted the Hospital Price Transparency Challenge to encourage developers to create technology products and tools to disseminate data on hospital charges to Medicare released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
July 24, 2014
This brief explains the origins of these differential
payments and the debate over approaches that
have been proposed for developing so-called
July 17, 2014
Study finds architecture, interior design, and other physical aspects of their work environments can enhance early-career nurses’ job satisfaction—and it has implications for better patient health outcomes and reducing costs.
July 14, 2014
Athenahealth is assessing the ACA’s impact on provider access, patient financial obligation, health status of new patients, physician revenue cycle, and provider reimbursement.
July 8, 2014
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is tracking the financial impact of the Affordable Care Act on hospitals in order to provide timely data to hospital administration and policymakers.
July 3, 2014
Culture of Health
A new multidrug medication for heart disease could save lives and cut millions in health care costs. Why isn't it available?
June 26, 2014
Patients with depression cost the healthcare system millions annually—and their doctors are unaware of their condition. A project in Michigan demonstrates how to fill this critical gap.
June 26, 2014
The risk corridor program has proven to be one of the more controversial aspects of the ACA with critics, including a number of Republicans in Congress, characterizing the program as an insurer bailout.
June 25, 2014
This NJTV town hall discussion looks at ways New Jerseyans are pioneering to cut health care costs and improve overall access to primary health care.
June 2, 2014
Safety-net hospitals rely on disproportionate-share hospital (DSH) payments to help cover uncompensated care costs and underpayments by Medicaid (known as Medicaid shortfalls).