Experts say President Barack Obama's executive order may indirectly lead to a significant number of immigrants, particularly children, enrolling in Medicaid as well as private health plans.
The lawsuit, filed against the secretaries of HHS and the U.S. Treasury, contests President Barack Obama's decision to waive the healthcare law's employer mandate and the penalties for failing to comply with it without first receiving congressional approval for the change.
A list of the nation's 28 largest skilled-nursing providers, ranked by revenue in 2013. Source: Modern Healthcare's 15th annual Post-Acute Care Survey, Securities and Exchange Commission filings, Internal Revenue Service filings and company annual reports. Published Nov. 24, 2014, p. 32.
Richard Umbdenstock will end an eight-year run as president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, the nation's most powerful hospital trade group, at the end of 2015, the AHA confirmed Friday.
The Obama administration wants to modify policies for automatic health insurance re-enrollments and strengthen rules for provider directories for the 2016 open enrollment period.
The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.
For many systems across the country, the expense side of the balance sheet is growing almost as fast as the revenue side, prompting providers to look for new ways to cut costs.
Another proposal to overhaul health IT regulation is surfacing in Congress, this one with a powerful Republican name attached to it, that of incoming Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch.
As the number of medical-device recalls has rapidly increased, so has the complexity of the recalls. That is raising questions about safety and risks for hospitals that mostly still track and locate faulty products manually.
Lucia Savage, the new chief privacy officer at ONC, said she'll be looking for “the right balance of rules between our need as a society to have better information” to keep costs under control and improve care and protect patient privacy.