Large hospitals and systems take a scattershot approach to complying with price transparency rule
Large hospitals and systems take a scattershot approach to complying with price transparency rule. by Robert King |. Jan 25, 2021 12:01am. Read more.
Determining hospital costs can be as tough as brain surgery
A new hospital transparency rule was supposed to make it easier for patients to find prices for common surgeries and procedures — but the task is still practically brain surgery. More than a year ago, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized policies for its most recent piece of transparency regulations, which took effect on Jan.1. Read more.
Flu cases near historic lows during pandemic
But right now, doctors at Memorial Hermann said they aren’t seeing many flu patients. “I generally see two or three influenza patients a week during flu … Read more.
Central Health operating revenues, expenses down
Over the past fiscal year, Central Health’s operating revenues – consisting of lease revenues from the Central Health Downtown Campus and the Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas – have dropped by 10 percent. Meanwhile, its nonoperating revenues, which are obtained mostly through property taxes, rose by about an equal percentage. Read more.
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