HHS is not aware of any consumers intentionally falsifying information to get subsides for insurance exchange coverage, Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell testified Tuesday. This month, the GAO said investigators were able to sign up for coverage, get subsidies and re-enroll with bogus information.
Steward Health Care, a Boston-based, private equity-backed hospital chain, is facing fines in Massachusetts for failing to file its financial statements on time.
A list of the nation's 20 largest medical schools — 10 allopathic and 10 osteopathic — ranked by total active enrollment for the 2014-15 school year.
The 96-hour rule and a possible direct-supervision policy are a danger to critical-access hospitals, rural health leaders said at a congressional hearing Tuesday. They also suggested graduate medical education slots be more fairly allocated to help rural areas recruit providers.
Low medical costs and growth in Medicaid membership raised the second-quarter bottom line at Anthem. Now, the Indianapolis-based health insurer will turn its focus on getting approval for its $54.2 billion takeover of rival Cigna Corp.
There are no current plans for HHS to investigate Planned Parenthood for providing fetal tissue to researchers, Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said Tuesday. Some want the provider's funding pulled after leaked videos show doctors discussing providing tissue from aborted fetuses to researchers.
Having rebounded from the cost of both acquiring Covance and a corporate restructuring, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings Tuesday reported a jump in its second-quarter earnings.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday reported continuing declines in sales and earnings as it girds for the loss of patent protection in Europe and Japan of Enbrel, its rheumatoid arthritis drug.
The hospitals most likely to be penalized under the federal hospital-acquired-condition reduction program are those that are Joint Commission accredited and do well on other publicly reported quality measures, a new study finds.