Home Medical Equipment Vendors Worried About Medicaid Managed Care Reboot

A company hired to reboot Illinois’ Medicaid managed-care program plans significant cuts in payments for medical equipment. (Dean Olson/The State Journal-Register)

Navigating Payment Reform

Members of the NEJM (New England Journal of Medicine) Catalyst Insights Council, which is comprised of health care executives, clinical leaders and clinicians, were surveyed about what’s next for payment reform in the United States. (Leemore Dafny, Namita Seth Mohta/NEJM Catalyst)

Medical IoT legislation Could Boost Device Security...If It Can Get Through Congress

The Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act would require the FDA to establish a working group to recommend frameworks and guidelines for medical device security. (Bill Siwicki/HealthcareIT News)

When Nursing Homes Dump Some Patients to Make More Money

The case involves Gloria and Bill Single. She’s 83 and he’s 93. As NPR reported, “Nationwide, eviction is the leading complaint about nursing homes. (Michelle Singletary/The Washington Post)

Computer System Upgrade Causes Delays at Banner’s Tuscan Hospitals and Clinic

The difficulties are happening as the facilities get accustomed to a new electronic health records, or EHR, program—the second new system in five years. The transition has been a “painful period.” (Stephanie Innes/Arizona Daily Star)