A pair of legislators who have pushed for major changes to Medicare and Medicaid and want to scrap Obamacare will lead the top two finance committees in the House in the next session of Congress.
A ruling in California that two major health insurers failed to give consumers accurate information about providers participating in their plan networks could force others in the industry to quickly improve their protocols.
Modern Healthcare Insights-Special problems in the fight against hospital-acquired infections: Defeating Superbugs
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are a worldwide problem. A special subset, called "superbugs," can withstand antibiotic defenses. This issue brief details the most common pathogens that are causing them and strategies used to combat them.
The rebranded health system created by the 2013 merger of Catholic Health East and Trinity Health will focus its strategy through 2020 on physician engagement and population health, seeking to leverage its expansive operations.
National health insurer Humana said Tuesday that policyholders who have bought its health plans on a federal or state insurance exchange or through its website can now pay their monthly premiums at any CVS Health store.
Newly re-elected Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, is again trying to come up with a way to expand Medicaid despite opposition from the Republican-controlled state Legislature.
Phoenix-based Banner Health's $1 billion acquisition of the University of Arizona Health Network, Tucson, is expected to close on Jan. 31, the health system's CEO said in a memo to employees earlier this week.
How much does it cost to get a drug approved? A new estimate puts the number at $2.55 billion, more than twice the cost assessed by the same lead researcher a decade ago. Not everyone believes the math.
New penalties for hospital readmissions and other poor outcomes are drawing the attention of leading cardiac physicians and researchers to a need for better ways to measure the quality of heart care delivered in the U.S.