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By Brian C. Blase for HealthAffairs.org


“31 million Americans were enrolled in coverage related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA)” – according to a recent report by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). However, this number can be misconstrued and is prone to be misleading without knowing the context. Here’s everything you need to know about it. Read more...

By Jill McKeon for Revcycle Intelligence


New research shows that only 6% of hospitals are compliant after more than six months of the hospital price transparency rule going into effect. Read more...

By Nick Hut for HFMA


When it works as designed, an ACO or Accountable Care Organization becomes a cycle of virtue, leading to an improvement in healthcare delivery. This ultimately leads to shared saving, which can be used to bolster population health with reinvestment.

Advocates of ACO are hopeful that proposed legislation is going to realize the benefits it brings and put more such entities in position in the future. Read more...