The CMS is expected to issue final regulations soon that could significantly affect whether hospitals and doctors remain willing to participate in Medicare's accountable care program.
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A list of the largest publicly traded pharmaceutical companies, ranked by 2014 revenue reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other sources. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published May 25, 2015. p. 50
A new report calls for increasing the evidence base for what works in preventive health and incentivizing prevention and public-health measures. One expert says the call for financial analysis of these efforts should end “foolish economic arguments” about the costs of living longer.
The U.S. Supreme Court case over the Affordable Care Act's subsidies will be decided in the next month, and the nation's largest health insurer remains guarded about how it thinks a ruling would affect the healthcare industry.
Drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals will pay $1.2 billion to purchasers to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that a company it acquired stalled generic versions of its popular sleep-disorder drug Provigil from entering the market.
NextCare Holdings, a Mesa, Ariz.-based urgent-care and occupational medical services provider, has acquired three new facilities in Arizona, allowing it to provide care to more than 90% of the state's population.
An 11-nation study of data loss across 16 industries finds healthcare breaches are the most expensive to remediate and growing more so.
Before a controversial five-star rating system for dialysis facilities was released this year, kidney-care groups seemed unified in their opposition to the system. DaVita was against it until the ratings put the company's facilities in a positive light.