Harken Health, UnitedHealth Group's experimental health plan subsidiary, is pulling out of the Affordable Care Act exchange markets in Chicago and Atlanta after losing nearly $70 million in the first six months of 2016. And its founding CEO has been replaced by a new leader.
Expansion of Medicaid in the 19 states that have not already done so should be a healthcare priority of the next president and Congress, a panel of healthcare policy experts told a breakfast audience Thursday of the Nashville Health Care Council. A determinant is whether the feds will allow more...
A list of the nation's 50 largest professional liability carriers, ranked by direct premiums written for medical professional liability in the U.S. in 2015. Source: A.M. Best Co. Published Sept. 26, 2016, p. 34.
Timely preparation and a fortuitous meeting with Charlotte, N.C., police leadership, had Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center as ready as could be expected for the civil unrest and protests that have rocked the city this month. The hospital and medical offices of parent Novant Health in the...
Horizon Pharma has settled a lawsuit with prescription benefits manager Express Scripts related to disputed drug rebates.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has followed President Barack Obama's steps by writing about healthcare reform in a leading medical journal. But Republican nominee Donald Trump's campaign declined NEJM's invitation to contribute his thoughts.
Operating performance improved across all not-for-profit hospitals in 2015 but it's not expected to continue this year as the CMS further implements value-based reimbursement models, according to Fitch Ratings analysts.
Privacy and security gurus praised the GAO for taking an unflinching look at the dual role HHS plays as both a promoter of health information technology use and the primary enforcer of HIPAA, the federal privacy, security and breach notification law.
Hospitals need new ways to engage and monitor patients after a stay because they face financial penalties for excess readmissions within 30 days after discharge. Yet it's often far down on their to-do list.
Sixteen healthcare organizations will receive $347 million to support 4,000 hospitals across the U.S. in reducing harm to patients.
Roper St. Francis, a three-hospital system in Charleston, S.C., that is building a fourth hospital, has selected Lorraine Lutton as its next CEO. Lutton, a quality expert who is president of St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, Fla., is replacing the retiring David Dunlap.
Anxiety is rippling through the healthcare industry as the initial reporting period for Medicare's new payment system for physicians fast approaches. Modern Healthcare's latest CEO Power Panel survey reveals leaders are bracing for uncertainties and challenges generated by MACRA.