The improper payment rate in Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) fell to its lowest rate since 2010, according to CMS. However, there were still an estimated $28.9 billion in improper payments made in 2019, down $7 billion from 2017.

Keeping up with accurate provider directories detailing in-network providers comes with a big annual price tag––nearly $3 billion, according to a new report from CAQH.

Drugmakers are the most profitable industry in the world and would be able to remain profitable after experiencing a $1 trillion loss, according to a report from West Health Policy Center and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

CMS has finalized a rule that will force hospitals to publish a public list of their standard charges for items and services they provide. The rule was originally proposed to take effect in 2020, but the finalized version won’t require the changes until 2021.

Cleveland Clinic has received its largest gift ever, a $261 million distribution from the Lord Foundation of Ohio, the nonprofit academic medical center disclosed Nov. 13.

Hospitals are leaving billions on the table when it comes to the U.S. supply chain, according to a new study from Navigant that found unnecessary supply chain spending reached $25.7 billion a year.

Google and Ascension, the nation’s second-largest health system, are insisting their newly revealed data partnership is not secret, despite having the code name Project Nightingale.

A shocking number of Americans know someone, either a friend or family member, in the past five years who died because they couldn’t afford to receive necessary medical treatment, according to a new Gallup and West Health study.

The Health Care Cost Institute has partnered with Blue Health Intelligence to bolster data and research insights.

Google is collecting one of the biggest troves of personal data in its healthcare initiative, known as “Project Nightingale,” with detailed information of millions of Americans, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Medicare Part B premiums will be higher in 2020 than in 2019, while deductibles in Part A, which typically doesn’t have a premium, will also rise, according to CMS.

Private equity group KKR has offered a $70 billion buyout proposal to Walgreens Boots Alliance, the Financial Times reported.