Gilead will start selling the generics for chronic hepatitis C in January at a $24,000 list price, a significant discount compared to the price for its branded alternatives, which can cost nearly $100,000 for a full course of treatment.
A group of clinical laboratories lost their legal challenge to a multibillion-dollar Medicare reimbursement cut after a federal judge tossed the lawsuit on procedural grounds.
Medicaid, the 50-year-old federal-state health coverage plan for the poor, has devolved into a political inter-industry feud in the impoverished Mississippi Delta. What does the fight foretell about the Medicaid industry and how it treats the nation's poorest?
Ochsner Health System will make improvements to the safety-net hospitals in north Louisiana under its new management deal to operate the facilities, the system's CEO said Monday as the oversight contracts were officially signed.
On Jan. 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan plans to roll out a new virtual well-being program to complement its online wellness and health education programs.
As Virginia waits for the CMS to sign off on its pending Medicaid expansion request, it released a waiver seeking to impose work requirements and premiums on enrollees above the federal poverty level.
The healthcare industry is using financial assistance programs, employee ownership models and partnering with academic institutions to cope with high turnover along with simultaneous labor shortages.
Now that devices like blood pressure cuffs and scales are connected to the internet, patients can send their medical measurements directly to health systems, whose care teams monitor the patients' well-being.
An Apple Watch-based app captures patient-provider interactions and recommends billing codes. For some doctors, it shaves more than an hour of administrative work off their day.
The CMS has awarded seven organizations a total of $26.6 million to develop quality measures that address areas of care that aren't currently included in the Quality Payment Program.
Roxanna Gapstur will succeed Dr. Kevin Mosser as the next president and CEO of WellSpan Health after Mosser retires on Jan. 1.