DFWHC Blog – CMS regulation puts North Texas on dangerous financial cliff

02/27/2020

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In November 2019, Seema Verma, administrator of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), released a proposed rule called the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR). Verma states the rule would promote transparency by establishing new reporting requirements for supplemental payments to Medicaid providers. CMS is now proposing this mandatory MFAR for … Read More

“Human Side of Health Care” details breast cancer efforts with guests from Medical City and Methodist

02/24/2020

Episode eight of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Janet St. James, VP Strategic Communications at Medical City Healthcare; • Sheri Mathis, Founder of Mammogram Poster Girls; • Charla Gauthier, Director of Quality and Outcomes Oncology at Methodist Dallas; • and Doris … Read More

“Human Side of Health Care” details Coronavirus and elderly with guests from Parkland, Medical City

02/17/2020

Episode seven of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Dr. Trish Perl, Chief, Division of Infectious Disease at UT Southwestern and Parkland Health & Hospital System; • and Dr. Charles Herlihy, Medical Director of the Geriatric Behavioral Unit at Medical City North … Read More

“Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from Texas Health, Parkland and Cancer Support Community

02/10/2020

Episode six of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, February 2 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Dr. Glenn Hardesty, Director of the Physician Leadership Council at Texas Health Resources; • Kellie Rodriguez, Director of the Global Diabetes Program at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • and … Read More

“The Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from UTSW, Texas Health and Hunt Regional

02/03/2020

Episode five of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, February 2 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Dr. Ben Levine, cardiologist at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources; • Charles Smith, former executive commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission; • Richard Carter, President/CEO of … Read More

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing Texas’ uninsured children

01/08/2020

Could expansion of Medicaid solve the growing problem of children lacking health insurance in Texas? According to a blog posted this morning on the American Communities Project website by DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love, the proof is in the numbers. Titled “Time to Tackle the Problem of Uninsured Children in Texas,” Love’s blog explored the health and … Read More

DCEO Healthcare details coverage expansion following DFWHC event

12/05/2019

Inspired by a panel discussion co-hosted by the DFW Hospital Council and Hall Render, D CEO Healthcare Editor Will Maddox posted a December 3 story detailing the difficulties of Medicaid expansion in Texas. “Texas remains one of 14 states in the country that has yet to expand Medicaid, as its Republican leadership has refused to accept more federal money for … Read More