In his speech, Biden emphasized the need for data sharing, innovation and investment, as well as collaboration. Although collaboration is key, he said, "our systems are ill-equipped to reward collaboration, to reward team science, to give credit to everyone involved in a publication."
Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That's sure to stoke another "Obamacare" controversy days before a presidential election.
The Obama administration blasted House Republicans on Monday for inappropriately involving federal courts in their dispute over funding for the Affordable Care Act, alleging the lawmakers are trying to circumvent the Constitution with their lawsuit.
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.
A full merger would create the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital company with combined revenue of $27.6 billion ahead of the $20.5 billion posted by Catholic-sponsored Ascension.
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.
My1HR uses software that helps insurance brokers connect to the federally facilitated insurance marketplaces.
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.
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.
Paul Pawlak, who has led Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Ill., for nearly 30 years, is retiring next year.
The partnership will allow Berg to examine more than 13,000 tissue samples from breast cancer patients for biomarkers that could boost precision medicine and oncology research alike.