A three-year agreement between Indiana and the federal government imposes cost-sharing on poor adults and uses a cigarette tax and a fee on hospitals to pay the state's costs of expanding Medicaid -- and could lead to other GOP-led states following suit.
Watch this special video and revisit what some hospital CIOs identified as their key challenges last year. From standardization of workflow processes to increasing compliance demands to concerns about privacy and security, CIOs had a full plate in 2014.
How a large health system and a small hospital are connecting patients online and meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, plus the challenges they face -- like making sure docs see test results before patients.
In response to provider concerns, Patrick Conway, MD, CMS chief medical officer wrote in a blog post that the agency is considering a 90-day reporting period and other modifications to the program. MORE
In response to HHS dramatic new goals for shifting to alternative models, some of the nation's insurance powerhouses banded together to create a Task Force that signals "a new trajectory" in payments. MORE
HIMSS Analytics is conducting research into how mobile technologies are being used in care delivery today. Participants qualify for a drawing to win a Samsung Galaxy, Apple iPhone 6, iPad Mini or $500. MORE