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FTC overwhelmed with merger filings
The agency has begun sending warning letters to companies when there is not time to investigate a merger within the requisite time.
Report: U.S. overpays on lower quality care
The U.S. ranked last overall in an analysis of the healthcare systems in 11 high income countries.
Backdoor move enables larger Roth-IRA funding
It’s a strategy perfectly suited for physicians.
Shrinkflation: The sneaky way companies raise prices
Consumer advocate Edgar Dworsky discusses how shrinking packaging leads to higher costs.
Hospital margins remain tight as industry pulls out of pandemic
The Delta variant and rising expenses is offsetting gains in revenue and patient volume.
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Telehealth company Amwell acquires pair of digital health startups
The acquisitions will expand the company’s ability to provide digital care.
The best hospitals in the U.S. 2021-2022
The annual rankings rate facilities across 17 procedures, conditions, across 15 areas of complex care.
Federal Reserve eyes stimulus, inflation
Fed keeping close watch on recovery but holds off on taking action
FDA approves first insulin interchangeable biosimilar
The approval could provide patients with an additional safe and possibly more cost-effective options to treat diabetes.
Report: Independent practices feel positive about the future
After the pandemic setback, independent practices are optimistic and even more committed to providing quality care.
States With The Biggest Changes in ACA Benchmark Premiums
Since 2018, ACA premiums have dropped in 35 states. Did your state make the cut?
Who holds medical debt in the U.S.?
A study of pre-pandemic care debt found that nearly 20 percent of American have medical debt.
Celularity, clinical-stage cellular medicine company, goes public following $138 million merger
Common stock of the merged company, Celularity, Inc., to commence trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol “CELU” on July 19.
3.75% pay cut for doctors in proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
Reduction in the conversion factor is required for budget neutrality; lobbying groups plan to appeal to Congress for help
Regional partnerships drive hospital M&A revenue
Fewer deals, but more money due to strategy shift
Inflation increased 0.9% in June
Economists estimated a 0.5% increase, but Fed not worried
Which states have the lowest and highest ACA premiums?
Here are the states with the lowest and highest monthly premiums.
Hospital consolidations in crosshairs of Biden administration
Executive order looks at revising merger guidelines to help protect patients
7 Finance Podcasts for Physicians
Off the Chart isn’t the only podcast in town. Check out these other great options and add them to your queue today.
Biden pushes for lower drug prices in executive order
The drug price provision is part of an expansive executive order aimed at promoting economic competition.
Biden seeks to crack down on noncompete clauses
An executive order aimed at limiting the use of noncompete clauses is expected to come soon.
Pay off debt or invest for retirement?
How physicians should handle their biggest financial challenge
5 things to consider before signing a physician employment agreement
It can be very exciting to receive a letter of intent followed by a detailed employment agreement. It is imperative, however, to carefully review these documents before signing.
New interim rule takes aim at surprise medical bills
The rule would restrict excessive out-of-pocket patient costs from surprise and balance billing.
Should physicians day-trade stocks?
What you need to know about day trading and whether it's right for you.
Investing in the post-COVID stock market
Expectations of economic growth push up stock valuations in advance but often not so much when this growth actually occurs.
Study: Independent practices dwindling as physician employment booms
Only 30 percent of U.S. physicians were practicing independently at the start of this year.
Supreme Court won’t hear site-neutral payment case
The High Court declined to hear a challenge the American Hospital Association’s appeal.
Physician groups, hospitals approaching pre-pandemic levels
This may be a sign that COVID-19 volatility in the healthcare industry has ended.
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