Hospitals are urging HHS not to delay a rule that would set new ceiling prices for the 340B drug discount program. If the delay happens, 340B providers would be on the hook for high drug costs.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced a bill to delay the health insurance tax until 2021. This would be the third delay of the Affordable Care Act taxes on the industry.
With unemployment dipping below 4% for the first time since December 2000, employers have their work cut out for them to keep workers happy. Organizations making this year's list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare stand out in their efforts to create an empowered and satisfied workforce.
The Senate Finance Committee believes global budgets would bolster struggling rural healthcare systems.
Anthem's deal with Aspire Health marks another in a slew of provider purchases by insurers aiming to reduce costs by shifting care away from costly inpatient settings.
A Maine state judge said Thursday that Gov. Paul LePage's administration has a "duty to enforce" a voter-passed law to expand Medicaid to low-income adults.
The head of New York City's public hospital system said he asked his management team to devise a strategy to exit all of its leases and convert empty hospital areas to office space.
HHS officials outlined the agency's priorities, which include driving value-based care and pursuing deregulation.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, CMS, FDA, Joint Commission and others joined forces to create an action plan that relies on a "total systems approach" to uniformly apply safety principles across the industry.
A joint replacement surgery can cost as little as $5,000 or as much as $30,000 depending on the hospital due to differences in practice patterns and devices used, according to a new Premier report.
David Cordani doesn't view Cigna as merely a health insurer. The Bloomfield, Conn.-based company, he said, is in the business of delivering "health services." The proposed $54 billion purchase of Express Scripts falls in line with that, he argued.