The federal government has until the end of 2020 to wipe out the backlogged glut of Medicare claims appeals from hospitals, a federal judge ruled this week.
Frustrated with IHS hospital care, tribes are taking matters into their own hands.
A complete list of the nation's 402 insurers making or receiving risk corridor payments, ranked by insurers owed the most for 2015 and 2014. Source: CMS, Modern Healthcare reporting. A shorter list of 30 companies was published in Modern Healthcare December 5, 2015. p. 38.
Newly merged Envision Healthcare Corp. plans to spend $700 million on physician-practice acquisitions in 2017 to become a one-stop vendor for all of a hospital's physician-staffing needs.
Cancer patients with Medicaid coverage receive poorer quality and less healthcare than those with employer-sponsored, Medicare or other private insurance. Medicaid benefits vary from state by state and experts say that inequality will likely grow under the Trump administration.
Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill Republican lawmakers hoped to pass Wednesday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
The CMS on Wednesday released data on the price history of 5,000 prescription drugs over five years, shedding light on the fastest rising source of healthcare costs in recent years.
A mother can now experience, firsthand, what her fetus sees and hears in her own womb with the help of an Oculus Rift 2 headset.
Scripps Health desperately needed a cost-effective way to free its 200 internal medicine and family medicine physicians from the daily deluge of prescription refill requests that robbed them of time better spent with patients.
Little known to the public, a group of public and private stakeholders convene annually to scrutinize measures that influence how large sums of taxpayer-funded healthcare dollars are spent.
Chinese gaming billionaire Tianqiao Chen, the largest shareholder of troubled Community Health Systems, is donating $115 million to Caltech to try to unlock mysteries of the brain.
Many CEOs responding to our post-election survey said they're willing to consider Trump's healthcare reform ideas. But 86% said an ACA repeal should not proceed without a replacement that provides affordable health insurance for all Americans who lack employer-based coverage.