Projections of the 2016 federal deficit have been rounded down slightly, and the country's healthcare programs played a large part in that revision.
More than 400 hospitals have reached undisclosed settlements with the federal government over challenges to methods HHS uses to calculate disproportionate-share hospital payments.
The number of people with osteoarthritis of the knee is growing, but figuring out which treatment works best for an individual patient remains a challenge for doctors.
Columbia University will pay the federal government $9.5 million to settle allegations that it received excessive reimbursements under hundreds of NIH grants.
Almost one-third of Hispanics living in Texas remain uninsured although nearly half are eligible for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, according to a report.
Republican lawmakers have announced a new workgroup focused on loosening government oversight of new or expanded healthcare facilities in Virginia.
A poll released Friday by the Kaiser Family Foundation also found that about half of voters say Republicans are paying too little attention to health issues.
A New York City woman has infected her male partner with the Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission has been documented.
Members who have health coverage through Blue Shield of California are suing the insurer, alleging the company owes $35 million in additional rebates because it included faulty payments within its medical-loss ratio a few years ago.
Fitch Ratings has lowered the credit rating of Catholic Health Initiatives by three notches, citing the integrated health system's weaker financial profile, while A.M. Best Co. downgraded CHI's health insurance subsidiary.
New York City's public hospital system has selected Boston Consulting Group for a $3.65 million contract to help stabilize the struggling network.
Research suggests there may be gender, racial and socio-economic disparities when it comes to robotic surgery.