Tag: financial


NYT investigation finds Providence pressured poor patients to pay

September 26, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

A New York Times investigation found that Providence, one of the nation’s largest health systems, pressured patients into paying their medical bills — even those who were eligible for financial assistance. Instead, the system devised a business strategy to get […]


Bright Health exits 6 states amid financial, operational woes

April 18, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Tech-focused insurance upstarts vying for a slice of the trillion-dollar, highly concentrated insurance market like Bright, Oscar Health and Clover Health struggled during the coronavirus with medical costs, more vulnerable to COVID-19 headwinds than their larger, more diversified peers. Following […]


Moderna is pricing coronavirus vaccine at $32 to $37 per dose for some customers

August 5, 2020


Moderna is charging between $32 to $37 per dose for its coronavirus vaccine for some customers, under cheaper “pandemic pricing,” it said Wednesday. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company is currently in discussion for larger volume agreements that will have a lower […]


Top financial challenges in health care

May 6, 2016

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Every day, it becomes more challenging for hospitals to survive in the current healthcare climate, particularly regarding financial matters. It’s tough to find the money to fund care quality initiatives and other improvements while staying afloat. With that in mind, […]


Value-Based Care Is Ripping into Health System Profits

March 14, 2016

Via: MedPageToday

In February, the 2015 annual and fourth quarter financial results from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and its subsidiaries showed a $1.2 billion drop in profit year over year. Kaiser’s net income was $1.9 billion in 2015, compared […]


Digital health developers tackle mental health

March 11, 2016

Via: Modern Healthcare

Like many providers, Boston-based Steward Health Care System is taking on an increasing amount of financial risk for health outcomes. It now has hundreds of thousands of patients under risk-based contracts. But the 11-hospital group identified a weak link in […]


Zika On Wall Street: Can These Companies Really Cash In On The Virus?

February 10, 2016

Via: Forbes

With the Dow down 9% and the Nasdaq having plunged 15% since New Year’s, it has been a lousy start to 2016 on Wall Street—but you wouldn’t know it from the bang-up performance of Intrexon, Cerus and Inovio Pharmaceuticals. What do […]


8 developing healthcare trends

February 9, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Strategies to engage more value-conscious patients and consumers are among eight key healthcare trends that will develop over the next five years, according to the new 2016–2021 FutureScan Healthcare Trends and Implications environmental assessment. The report was issued by the […]