Universal Health Services' corporate office has become part of the criminal investigation into whether the company fraudulently billed Medicare and Medicaid for behavioral health treatments, the company disclosed Tuesday.
The Supreme Court's decision Tuesday in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center holds major implications for the access to care that will be available to many Medicaid beneficiaries, according to providers and patient advocates.
A list of the nation's 23 largest physician staffing firms ranked by number of physician recruiters as of March 2015. Sources: NAPR, and Modern Healthcare reporting. Published March 30, 2015, p. 34.
The legislative package repealing Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula for paying doctors takes the typical something-for-everyone approach to gaining support in Congress. But one group that didn't get what it wanted is physician-owned hospitals.
Narrow-network health plans have grown in popularity, particularly on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges, because their cheaper premiums appeal to price-sensitive consumers, but there is significant consumer and provider dissatisfaction with how many of these plans are organized.
Major pharmaceutical companies continue to actively oppose a yet-to-be-finalized proposed rule that would require generic drug companies to update labels on products if they receive new safety information.
Catholic Health Initiatives' financial performance improved significantly in the second quarter of its fiscal year as it began to see the benefits from recent acquisitions and cost-cutting efforts.
Federal regulators have expanded the approved use of Minnesota-based devicemaker Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement system.
Electronic health records and other forms of healthcare IT may be riddled with inherent risks that can harm patients, according to an alert from the Joint Commission.
Dr. Jay Bhatt will be responsible for organizing physician activities and providing clinical leadership for the IHA's Institute for Innovations in Care and Quality.