Tag: Hospital spending

Session: OR optimization driven by more than just data

Editor's Note For Northwell Health University System, a large hospital system in New York state, saving millions in OR expenses in just a few years’ time was possible not just through meticulous analytics, but also cultural transformation. This was among the chief conclusions of a session led by Adam Becker,…

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By: Matt Danford
February 6, 2024

Proposed bill seeks to end costly insurance fees on electronic healthcare payments

Editor's Note A new bill introduced by a bipartisan group in Congress seeks to ban fees on electronic healthcare payments from insurance companies, which cost hospitals millions and are a particular burden on hospitals in rural areas, according to a November 28 press release. The bill is called the No…

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By: Brita Belli
November 29, 2023

CMS: Healthcare spending to reach nearly $7.2 trillion by 2031

Editor's Note This study from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT) estimates that US healthcare spending will grow by 5.4% per year on average from 2022 to 2031, now that the COVID-19 public health emergency has ended. Rising from $4.4 to $7.17 trillion,…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 20, 2023

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