Medical economics

Hack poses financial problems for community health centers

Community health centers and organizations that primarily serve low-income people are being disproportionately hurt by the biggest hack in health care history, which has disrupted payments for thousands of health care providers ...

Medical economics

Price increases to blame for rising hospital emergency room costs

Price increases were the largest source of spending per visit in emergency rooms over the past decade in four of five states studied, according to a new report from researchers at Rice University and UTHealth Houston School ...

Medical economics

Denials of health insurance claims are rising, and getting weirder

Millions of Americans in the past few years have run into this experience: filing a health care insurance claim that once might have been paid immediately but instead is just as quickly denied. If the experience and the insurer's ...

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