U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts refused the home healthcare industry's request Tuesday to delay a lower court's ruling that will boost wages for many of its workers.
North Carolina's move toward Medicaid managed care has providers worried that patient care could suffer, but the recently signed law may allow regional provider-led groups to bid on the contracts.
A list of critical-access hospitals by state, ranked by the number of CAHs as of Sept. 1, 2015. Source: Flex Monitoring Team. Published Oct. 5, 2015, p. 34.
Three health systems in the Southeast announced Tuesday that they are forming an alliance to improve community healthcare.
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Iowa's largest insurer, will start selling health plans on Iowa's exchange during the 2016 open-enrollment period after sitting out the first two years.
PharMerica Corp., the nation's second-largest nursing home pharmacy, has agreed to pay $9.25 million to settle allegations it took kickbacks in exchange for promoting a specific drug to nursing home patients.
Studies have shown that irrational prices exist in a variety of healthcare procedures—from MRIs and cholesterol tests to knee replacement surgeries and angioplasties. Now, we can add an array of women's health services to the list.
The federal government has released its final vision on how to achieve widespread interoperability of electronic health-record systems. “The road map should be familiar to many who have been involved” thus far, ONC chief Dr. Karen DeSalvo said.
Hospitals with better quality do better in the market, beating out rivals for market share, a new report suggests.