Healthcare Finance News
COVID-19 disproportionately affects health coverage of minorities, study finds
by MalloryHackett on September 18, 2020 at 8:33 pm
Health insurance losses could create lasting ripple effects in the healthcare industry, including decreases in hospital revenue and job losses.
Test-driving Apple Watch's new blood oxygenation sensor
by rickdagley on September 18, 2020 at 8:17 pm
The Apple Watch Series 6 includes a blood oxygenation sensor for the first time. Here, HIMSS Media Editor in Chief Jonah Comstock takes the new health tracking feature for a spin.
Public sentiment on healthcare deteriorating during COVID-19 pandemic
by jlagasse on September 18, 2020 at 7:26 pm
Overall, 60% rated the U.S. healthcare system as "poor" or "fair," compared to the 11% that rated it as "excellent."
CMS announces chronic kidney disease care model for Medicare beneficiaries
by jlagasse on September 18, 2020 at 4:14 pm
The model encourages increased use of home dialysis and kidney transplants to help improve the quality of life.
Private insurers pay 240% of what Medicare pays for hospital services
by smorse on September 18, 2020 at 2:45 pm
The American Hospital Association criticized the report as making broad claims about pricing based on a cherry-picked and limited data set.