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Health care industry spends $30 billion a year on marketing – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 8, 2019, 6:43 PM GMT By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Spending on health care marketing nearly doubled from 1997 to 2016, soaring to at least $ 30 billion a year, according to a… Read More »

Medicare, Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017, American Hospital Association says

According to new data released by the American Hospital Association, Medicare and Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $ 76.8 billion in 2017. Medicare underpayments totaled $ 53.9 billion and Medicaid underpayments $ 22.9 billion for 2017. Meanwhile, in 2017, hospitals provided $ 38.4 billion in uncompensated care, the AHA said. THE IMPACT This means hospitals… Read More »