The CMS is delaying enforcement of the controversial "two-midnight” payment policy for short hospital stays until the end of April.
Texas Health Resources, the system that treated the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., reported a smaller operating margin in 2014 than the previous year as it grappled with higher expenses.
Preliminary trials of a potential vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus have shown promising signs of building immunity against the deadly disease in those who have received the treatment.
State regulatory boards may want to change their ways to avoid antitrust liability following a recent Supreme Court decision against a North Carolina dental board, Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen said in a speech Tuesday.
The Federal Trade Commission wants more time and information before clearing a proposed merger between Illinois systems Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The request comes as the FTC appears to be taking a closer look at cross-market mergers.
Phoebe Putney Health System will keep the hospital it acquired in Albany, Ga., under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. But that agreement could now expose Phoebe Putney to civil lawsuits.
Intensive cost-cutting and a full year of integrating an acquisition helped the St. Louis-based Catholic health system post a much-improved operating margin last year.