Second-quarter earnings at Molina Healthcare were five times higher than the same period last year. The managed-care insurer based in Long Beach, Calif., is almost exclusively focused on Medicaid populations.
There's a systemic breakdown that's causing mishandling of potentially deadly biological materials at federal research labs, according to federal investigators.
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.
Hospice providers will see a 1.1% increase in Medicare payments in fiscal 2016, according to a final rule issued Friday by the CMS. That's slightly lower than the CMS' initial proposal.
Lower medical costs and more revenue from employer- and government-based health plans led to higher second-quarter profits for Cigna Corp., the Bloomfield, Conn.-based company reported Thursday.
House representatives have agreed to the Veterans Affairs Department's request to shift part of the federal budget to keep VA hospitals open. The House included a late amendment to reallocate $3.5 billion to the VA's Choice program as part of the highway-funding bill.
Deals between hospital operating companies and real estate investment trusts (REITs) are expected to multiply as more providers realize it's time to cash in on their bloated real estate portfolios.
Strong sales of Amgen's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis medication Enbrel helped drive the company's 7% profit hike during the second quarter and also offset a 1% decline in combined sales of its best-selling cancer drugs Neupogen and Neulasta.
New proposed federal rules released this week aim to track how production and facility problems lead to a shortage of certain drugs.
Patricia Hemingway Hall, president and CEO of Health Care Service Corp., will retire at the end of the year. She has led HCSC, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurer for five states, since 2008.