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Guidelines for releasing information about hospital patients
November 15, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued two rules that require hospitals and insurers to make pricing information available to the public. While strongly supporting efforts for greater transparency in health care, Pennsylvania hospitals have concerns about whether the rules will help consumers, saying that mandating the disclosure of privately and competitively-negotiated rates may add to consumer confusion. Hospitals believe that consumers need useful and meaningful information.
November 14, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued the first annual update to its Medicaid and CHIP scorecard with the addition of new data points, measures, and improved functions to access data. Pennsylvania is performing well.
November 13, 2019
A recent survey explored the public’s opinion about health reform.
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October 31, 2019 | HAP Admin
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October 16, 2019 |
As chief financial officer, I am responsible for the financial sustainability of Meadville Medical Center, a medium-sized hospital in rural Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
September 12, 2019 |