Ohio's Medicaid department is directing its managed-care organizations to quit their contracts with pharmacy benefit managers because of opaque pricing practices and strike up new arrangements with transparent vendors.
More young nurses are opting to get advanced degrees, which could help fill gaps in primary care. But it could also take them away from patients' bedsides, according to a new survey.
A list of the nation's 25 largest healthcare executive search firms, ranked by total number of U.S. placements made for senior-level (senior VP and above) healthcare executives in 2017. Source: Modern Healthcare's 13th annual Executive Search Firms Survey.
Providence Health and Services has been sued by a data analysis firm that claimed the 50-hospital system pushed its doctors to add complications or comorbidities to treatment documents so they could get higher Medicare reimbursement.
A $375 million investment from Google's parent company, Alphabet, will help Oscar Health launch Medicare Advantage plans and deepen its presence in the individual and small-business markets.
The owners of a New Hampshire provider stopped caring for 16 veterans as of Friday because they were unable to get about $60,000 in bills paid by the Veterans Affairs Department.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care saw a big jump in net income during the second quarter of 2018, which wrapped up weeks after the health plan's CEO abruptly resigned over unspecified behavior.
Best Buy is the latest consumer company to step further into healthcare. The consumer tech retailer will buy GreatCall, maker of mobile devices aimed at the aging population.
Giving providers cost and risk information at the point of care might lead to fewer unnecessary tests and lower costs.
Data show a significant variation in utilization and cost of opioid-related treatment, which may be explained by provider capacity, coverage networks or financial incentives.
New Hampshire's example shows how the VA can work with private-sector hospitals to deliver care for veterans without long delays.