Schaumburg trustees are poised Tuesday to approve a 62-month lease allowing the village's nursing and senior services division to relocate this summer to Market Square shopping center. The move also would pave the way for the demolition of the 70-year-old Slingerland House on Schaumburg's municipal campus, which has been the...
To capitalize on the rapid growth in membership, insurers need to rethink the way they design and administer MA plans. There is great uncertainty surrounding attempts to repeal, reform, or replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But as we’ve noted, market participants can’t afford to sit still. Regardless of what happens,...
The state’s pharmacists say they are losing money on average for every prescription they fill for patients covered by health insurance exchange plans administered by Blue Cross and Ambetter since the beginning of this year. That includes beneficiaries of the state’s Arkansas Works program. Scott Pace, CEO of the Arkansas...
Medicare Advantage (MA) health plans, under which elderly Americans can choose to receive medical benefits through private companies, continue to grow rapidly. Thanks to changes in policy and the rising number of baby boomers qualifying for Medicare, enrollments in MA are expected to grow at a 5 percent compound...
The FDA's approval this week of Novartis' novel cancer treatment is making a well-deserved splash as the first ever CAR-T therapy approved for use in the United States. CAR-T is a revolutionary gene therapy that works by harvesting a patient's white blood cells and reprogramming them to target tumors....
AMITA Health Medical Group OB/Gyne Practice Recognized at National Conference Hinsdale, IL -- AMITA Health Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology practice, OMG Women's Healthcare in Hinsdale, has been recognized at the American College of Nurse Midwives 62nd National Conference. The practice submitted its clinical data for review as part of a...
Wall Street analysts don't expect Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC - Get Report) to be swallowed whole in a blockbuster deal, despite buzz generated by a Wall Street Journal report late Wednesday, Sept. 13, that the activist-pressured hospital operator was exploring strategic options, including a sale of the company. Tenet shares were up...
lso contributing to this article were director John Andrewes and manager Nicanor Rios, both of PwC US. The continual volatility surrounding healthcare policy in the U.S. can have the effect of paralyzing decision making. At the same time, however, it is clear that improving affordability and removing cost and waste...
Gov. Asa Hutchinson was part of a small group of governors invited to the White House over the weekend to visit with Trump Administration officials about how to move forward on health care legislation. GOP leaders in the U.S. Senate have failed to succeed on legislation geared to repeal and...
As a provider of both a health care and insurance, Northwell Health has a huge stake in what health care legislation Congress proposes. CEO Michael Dowling says it's time for Democrats and health care professionals to come to the table. Transcript STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter...