The American College of Emergency Physicians and the Medical Association of Georgia sued Anthem's Georgia subsidiary in a bid to force the insurer to end its controversial emergency department policy.
A federal district judge rejected Planned Parenthood and the ACLU's bid to freeze the Trump administration's new funding criteria for the Title X family planning program, leaving the existing network of grantees in limbo.
Two lists rank the nation's largest healthcare provider/payer organization associations and the largest supplier associations by 2016 revenue. Information in these charts was compiled from IRS Forms 990.
FEMA didn't have the infrastructure in place to share information quickly enough to properly react to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, according to its after-action report. That left many providers in the dark as they tried to recover.
UnitedHealth Group kicked off the second-quarter earnings season on Tuesday, reporting higher revenue and profit as its insurance arm grew Medicare Advantage and Medicaid membership.
Noridian Healthcare Solutions won a seven-year $313 million contract to continue work as a Medicare auditor in region that includes about 500 hospitals and 74,000 physicians. A competitor called the selection process unfair.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held its second hearing on healthcare spending Tuesday, with lawmakers and witnesses trying to drill down on big questions that could lead to concrete health policy.
The FDA is evaluating ways to make sure patients don't take an inappropriate over-the-counter drug. That could include adding information to the packaging label and offering online questionnaires to help people decide if a drug is right for them.
Nearly half of urgent-care patients diagnosed with conditions that don't require antibiotics received a prescription for one anyway, raising concerns that the practice will contribute to the spread of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens.
The not-for-profit ECRI Institute announced plans Tuesday to re-open the federal National Guideline Clearinghouse website a day after the government shut it down due to budget cuts.
Spectrum Health plans to promote one of its executives, Tina Freese Decker, to replace its retiring president and CEO on Sept. 1. Richard Breon announced his retirement last October after 18 years.