Announcing his plan in New Hampshire on Tuesday, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he would give tax credits to people without insurance through work and would give states more control over Medicaid dollars.
We received more than 150 nominations for our 2015 class of Up & Comers. In choosing the winners, the editors looked for something more than the exemplary leadership skills that are required to reach the top rungs of any field. Find out who is in this year's class.
A list of healthcare's 20 most frequently billed Medicare DRGs, ranked by 2013 Medicare patient discharges. Source: Truven Health Analytics. Published Oct. 12, 2015, p. 30.
The percentage of prescription opioids consumed for nonmedical use has declined, but the number of opioid-related deaths has increased, according to two new JAMA studies.
Kentucky Health Cooperative will end operations by the end of this year. A major factor behind its demise was low payments from the Affordable Care Act's risk-corridors program, which could force more co-ops to close in the near future.
When the Democratic presidential candidates take the stage Tuesday for their first primary debate, they're likely to tangle over their willingness to tweak the Affordable Care Act and how to tackle rising prescription drug prices.
Universal American said last week that it would sell its traditional insurance business to focus on a business line that's losing money: accountable care organizations.
A new group of innovators are entering the final phase of the federal electronic health-record program as its focus shifts away from implementation and toward quality outcomes and patient-centered data exchange.
New research is casting more doubt on the safety and effectiveness of a female contraception method linked to thousands of adverse event reports. Women with the device were much more likely to have complications requiring corrective surgery than those who underwent tubal ligation.