A $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill proposed by House Democrats May 12 would allocate around $100 billion for hospitals and other healthcare providers to cover costs related to the public-health crisis.

Just six months after Haven piloted its initial health-benefits plans, Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is relinquishing his role as the fledgling organization’s CEO.

Here’s a sampling of some of the best thinking on this body blow to the U.S. healthcare economy.

U.S. hospitals and health systems will collectively have lost $202.6 billion to COVID-19’s fiscal jolt by the end of June, the American Hospital Association is projecting.

Michigan Medicine is furloughing or laying off around 1,400 fulltime employees and instituting a hiring freeze that will leave 300 current job openings unfilled. 

Possibly setting a precedent that could be followed in many U.S. hospitals, a medical center in Reading, Pennsylvania, has set up a curbside radiography service specifically for COVID-positive and -suspected patients.

Plummeting healthcare spending due to COVID-19 had much to do with the U.S. gross domestic product falling 4.8% the first quarter of this year—and April’s report may bring no relief.  

Compared with the Aloha State, the Mount Rushmore State is a practical free-for-all during the COVID-19 crisis.

A national sampling of more than 15,000 nurses is collectively reporting “infecting family and friends” as the profession’s single most pressing concern during the COVID-19 crisis.

Dedalus Group chairman Giorgio Moretti expresses pride over the deal going through despite the challenges COVID-19 has posed to Italy’s healthcare system and economy.

Private health insurers will bank a collective $12 billion windfall after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday, 8 to 1, that they’re entitled to federal compensation for money they were promised to help stand up the Affordable Care Act.

The company announced the service launch April 28, saying individuals who want the test can request it online—cost: $119—without referral from a doctor.