The CMS has temporarily stopped accepting new proposals from health insurance companies seeking to enroll their commercial or Medicaid patients automatically into their Medicare Advantage plans.
Mayo Clinic's Arizona CEO, Dr. Wyatt Decker, says Mayo is partnering with Arizona State University to develop a certificate curriculum to train doctors who are equipped to practice 21st century medicine.
Individual and small-group health plans on the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2016 were cheaper than plans sold off the exchanges, according to new data providing the most detailed look yet at how the ACA exchanges compare with the off-exchange market.
HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell will announce the findings at a summit of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network on Tuesday.
The study's findings question what has long been the gold standard of coronary artery bypass surgery.
Paul Pawlak, who has led Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Ill., for nearly 30 years, is retiring next year.
Life Care Centers of America and its owner will pay $145 million to settle allegations that it billed Medicare and Tricare for medically unnecessary rehabilitation services over a seven-year period. It's the largest-ever False Claims Act settlement with a skilled-nursing facility chain.