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Brexit could prove disastrous for U.K.'s healthcare industry

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 30, 2016

The exit of Britain from the EU could prove disastrous for the nation's largest employer, its national healthcare system and industry. Experts predict that everything from medical professional staffing to regulations on drugs and devices will most certainly change, and most, for the worse.

ACA's risk adjustment hammers small plans again

By Bob Herman  |  June 30, 2016

Small, regional health insurers and upstart co-op plans again incurred large charges under the Affordable Care Act's risk-adjustment program, according to new data the CMS released Thursday.

Catholic Health Initiatives to divest health plan operations

By Bob Herman  |  June 30, 2016

Hospital system Catholic Health Initiatives' experiment with health insurance has hit the end of the road after a couple years of heavy losses. CHI is “exploring options to sell” its health plan subsidiary.

Fraud, anti-kickback penalties to double

By Lisa Schencker  |  June 30, 2016

Fraud penalties for healthcare providers and others will soon likely double, according to an interim final rule published Thursday in the Federal Register.

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