The Morehouse School of Medicine examined the toll of inequities. Daniel Dawes of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute spoke with Chief Healthcare Executive about the need for equity in behavioral health.
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission reached an agreement with Mass General Brigham on a plan to reduce spending. The state agency wants more authority to control hospital costs, including financial penalties.
The federal government has set an Oct. 6 deadline to comply with a rule designed to improve the spread of health data. The American Hospital Association, America’s Essential Hospitals and others say they need more time.
Health groups say requests for authorization are delaying patient care and adding stress to overworked staff. Advocates say a bill to revamp the process for Medicare Advantage plans would help millions.