In a state which arguably has some of the best teaching hospitals plus an abundance of high quality healthcare systems, it comes as a surprise to learn that North Carolina was ranked as one of the worst states in the country for healthcare. In a recent survey of best and worst states for healthcare conducted […]
As part of a new federal rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requires hospitals to post their prices for services online. Effective January 1, 2019 set prices for all billable must be publicly posted online.
President Trump recently stated he may issue an executive order to allow individuals to purchase insurance coverage across state lines and through associations. As with any other healthcare regulation, there will be financial winners and losers with these new proposed concepts. If implemented, employers need to understand potential impacts and ways to either benefit from, […]
As Congress continues to develop a replacement option for the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA), it’s important to recognize one little-known fact: PPACA has dramatically reduced the number of Americans who file for bankruptcy each year.