Hospitals are facing “massive losses” treating patients with COVID-19––even with higher reimbursement for service, according to a new study from Strata Decision.

Telehealth is having a moment in the sun as a possible answer to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus by limiting exposure risks to patients and healthcare professionals.

The U.S. has surpassed the rest of the world with the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins.

New York University is moving up graduation for its 2020 class of medical students so the new doctors can jump right into helping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

HHS’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has granted $100 million to help healthcare systems prepare for a surge of COVID- patients.

A total of 23 states have received approved section 1135 waivers for their Medicaid programs from CMS as they deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The healthcare industry got what it wanted, to an extent, with about $100 billion in funding allotted to providers in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

The new coronavirus could have long-lasting impacts on the economy and health insurance, potentially ballooning premiums next year, according to a new report from Covered California, the health insurance marketplace in California.

Health insurer Aetna, owned by CVS Health, has opted to waive cost-sharing and co-pays for commercially insured members of the company when it comes to care for COVID-19.

The White House and Senate have reached a deal for a stimulus package worth about $2 trillion, with help coming to hospitals and healthcare providers dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Kaiser Permanente, the nonprofit health system based in California, has canceled its plans to build new headquarters expected to cost $900 million.

 

Some of the nation’s largest healthcare systems have joined forces with technology companies, including Amazon and Microsoft, nonprofits and academic institutions to form a coalition dedicated to mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic and saving lives.