Hiring more physicians has hit Holy Spirit Health System's profitability, but resulting increases of volume are expected to balance that, according to a new assessment by international credit rating agency Fitch Ratings.Read More »
Unusually generous Medicaid eligibility for children with disabilities is threatening Pennsylvania's safety net, according to Secretary of Public Welfare Gary Alexander, who is looking for ways to adjust that.Read More »
We’re looking for advertising, marketing and PR firms; signage companies; sales training companies; hospital and health systems; outpatient surgical centers; and more.Read More »
A few miles south of Lancaster, Willow Street's two biggest employers are gearing up for major changes.Read More »
Three community health centers have each received a $55,000 grant to help them become patient-centered medical homes and increase their rates of cervical cancer screening.Read More »
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Monday for the new Hamilton Health Center at 110 S. 17th St. in Harrisburg.Read More »
Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System will hold a noon groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for its $100 million West Shore Hospital in Hampden Township's Cumberland Technology Park.Read More »
1. Yes or no: Beginning in 2014, does the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act require most Americans, regardless of employment status, to have health care coverage or else pay a penalty (tax)?
2. Beginning in 2014, the health care reform law will require plans to offer coverage to adult children up to (but not including) age:
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To help local business owners navigate the many changes that will occur because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Business Journal has assembled a panel of expert advisers from the midstate to answer your questions. Here are some of the questions that have been submitted to our panel and their answers:Read More »
• Pending guidance from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, group health plans and insurers offering group and individual coverage must submit annual quality reports.
• Health insurers and employers who offer self-insurance must give all private individual and small-group policy holders a benefits and coverage summary in...
Health care reform is keeping a lot of people busy these days.Read More »