Second quarter profits fell at MedAssets as the company faced restructuring costs and other expenses rose, even as its newly acquired analytics firm Sg2 contributed additional revenue.
Cardinal Health reported higher-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter and ended the fiscal year with sound financials thanks to significant growth in its pharmaceutical segment.
Cerner Corp. and its partners Leidos and Accenture Federal Services have won one of the largest health information technology contracts in U.S. history.
Patient advocates are praising a section of the CMS' proposed Medicaid managed-care rule related to long-term care. But health plans and states are sharply critical of provisions imposing new credentialing requirements on long-term care providers and allowing beneficiaries to opt out of managed...
Two New Jersey health systems are suing because they say a new state law unfairly takes away their role as advanced emergency medical service providers in their service areas.
As expected, the CMS' sweeping rule to modernize the regulation of Medicaid managed-care plans is drawing flak from state Medicaid directors and insurers who say it would impose heavy-handed federal control and could hurt patient care.
Medical supplies continue to be a strong business for Henry Schein Inc., as medical office sales once again grew significantly faster than its animal health and dental strongholds, whose earnings were largely wiped out by a strong dollar.