Stars ratings

CMS releases hospital star ratings

Controversial ratings system released over strong objections of hospital field.
CABG proposed rule

New bundled cardiac payment model proposed

Proposal also would expand the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model to include other surgical treatments for hip and femur fractures beyond hip replacement.
Perspective

A Victory for the Future of Health Care

The Department of Justice got it just right in challenging Anthem’s acquisition of Cigna and Aetna’s acquisition of Humana.
Quest for Quality

Memorial Medical Center earns top quality award

Leadership, culture, innovation makes Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill., tops in quality.

AHA News July 22, 2016