House committee members Thursday voted unanimously to move the proposed 21st Century Cures Act toward consideration by the full body.
Karen Ignagni, the longtime head of America's Health Insurance Plans, is leaving the industry's powerful lobbying group to become president and CEO of EmblemHealth, a financially troubled insurer based in New York.
A list of the nation's 29 largest healthcare executive search firms, ranked by total number of U.S. placements made for senior-level (senior VP and above)healthcare executives in 2014. Source: Modern Healthcare's tenth annual Executive Search Firms Survey. Published May 18, 2015, p. 36.
A payment reform strategy offering consolidated billing codes and bundled cancer-care payments aims to “fundamentally restructure” the way cancer care is paid for in the U.S.
Aetna shareholders voted against a measure that would have required the health insurance giant to disclose political donations made to not-for-profit groups. The vote still signals that many investors at Aetna and other large companies want more transparency for political spending.
The CMS is appearing to blink in its stare down with Florida over Medicaid expansion. The agency informed state officials that it tentatively plans to renew a waiver that has provided Florida billions in supplemental Medicaid funding to help hospitals with uncompensated-care costs.
CVS Health Corp. will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: care for the elderly.
Information-technology staffers at CareFirst Blue Cross and Blue Shield believed they had contained a data hack back in June, 2014. But on Wednesday, the not-for-profit insurer said the personal information of 1.1 million individuals was breached. Experts warn any delay in responding to a breach...
The Food and Drug Administration is seeking details from manufacturers of antimicrobials that are used in livestock. It's part of an effort to reduce development of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” that make drugs used in both animals and humans no longer effective.
London Quicci has been named COO of Detroit Medical Center's Sinai-Grace Hospital.