Trends in Healthcare

Surprise-Billing Proposals Present Risks

2019-06-25T16:07:19-04:00By |Trends|

Federal proposals to end surprise medical bills pose an increasing social risk for hospitals and healthcare staffing companies, particularly those that treat a large share of out-of-network patients, according to a newly issued report by Moody’s Investors Service.

Which States Are Least Prepared to Manage Health Emergencies?

2019-05-14T18:02:10-04:00By |Trends|

Although readiness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies continued to improve in 32 states and the District of Columbia in 2018, there are still large health security disparities with clusters of states in the South-Central, Upper Mountain West, Pacific Coast and Midwest regions lagging significantly behind the rest of the nation, according to the National Health Security Preparedness Index.

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