More than a dozen Florida doctors and provider groups will seek nearly $350 million from integrated system Health First for allegedly violating antitrust law in a trial scheduled to begin next month.
The owner of more than 30 skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities in the Miami area and two co-conspirators have been charged for their involvement in a $1 billion Medicare fraud and money laundering scheme.
A list of the nation's 20 largest medical schools — 10 allopathic and 10 osteopathic — ranked by total active enrollment for the 2015-16 school year.
The American Civil Liberties Union is advising hospitals in border states of their rights when confronted by federal agents requesting they perform body-cavity searches—and the hospitals' potential liability if they comply.
The U.S. Defense Department has awarded multiyear contracts worth $58 billion to Humana and Centene Corp. to manage Tricare, surprisingly booting incumbent health insurer UnitedHealthcare in the process.
The Republican Party's plan to convert Medicare into a defined-contribution, "premium support" model would be enormously complicated, and the ramifications could be more far-reaching than the changes made by the Affordable Care Act, judging from a new policy brief.
Management and boards often see healthcare compliance as a matter of satisfying regulatory requirements, according to a new survey. Compliance officers are more likely to see their duty as promoting an ethical culture and detecting misconduct.
Oregon Health & Science University has agreed to pay $2.7 million and work through a three-year corrective action plan after a federal investigation found “widespread and diverse problems” with its data protection.
Nearly one out of three Medicare beneficiaries discharged from rehabilitation hospitals in March 2012 were medically harmed during stays at the facilities, according to a report from HHS' Office of Inspector General.
Jeff Brickman has been named president and CEO of Central Maine Healthcare, a three-hospital system based in Lewiston, Maine. He will assume the role Sept. 19.
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