As states' hope for CSR and reinsurance funding collapsed this week in Congress, officials and legislators are racing against the clock to rein in individual market premiums for 2019.
The U.S. Justice Department settlement involves claims that Alere, which was acquired by Abbott Laboratories last year, sold its Triage-branded devices to hospitals from 2006 to 2012 despite customer complaints warning of erroneous results.
The CMS updated its star ratings in December with a new formula, but a Modern Healthcare analysis shows specialty hospitals perform much better than major teaching hospitals even though they don't report all the measures.
Union nurses at a Detroit Medical Center hospital charge that Tenet Healthcare Corp. has violated the terms of its 2013 purchase of DMC. They say charity care has dropped 98% since 2013 at four DMC hospitals.
The $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill the House passed Thursday lacks funding for two things insurers want: cost-sharing reduction payments and federal reinsurance. That likely means they'll hike premiums and rethink participating in the individual market for 2019.
The House is considering a bill that would roll back the enhanced HIPAA protections now given to substance use disorder patients, re-opening a debate that pits providers against patient advocates concerned about stigma and privacy.
HCA Healthcare plans to add North Carolina to the list of 20 states it currently operates in, having signed a letter of intent to acquire Mission Health, a six-hospital system based in Asheville.
When the Apple Watch was paired with a machine-learning algorithm, it could accurately spot irregular heartbeats, according to a new study.
The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow dying patients to receive experimental treatments. Here's how, if it passes, the bill would affect providers.
CMS' risk-adjustment changes under the Next Generation ACO Model sparked concerns from some ACOs that they couldn't make money under the program.
John Bardis announced he is departing as HHS assistant secretary for administration effective April 5.