California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country after a series of emotionally charged debates.
Lawmakers in Massachusetts on Monday discussed bills that seek to reduce boarding of behavioral health patients in hospital emergency departments and keep them out of correctional facilities.
Kidney-care providers could see their Medicare payments reduced by up to 2% in the next few years if they do not score high enough on quality measures.
Healthcare giant McKesson Corp. has appointed Kathy McElligot as its next CIO and CTO. McKesson is heavily investing in health information technology startups and is expecting to spend several hundred million dollars over the next five to eight years.
Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a large government-funded survey found.
A New Jersey court gave final regulatory clearance for the sale of three-hospital St. Clare's Health System, Denville, N.J., to for-profit hospital chain Prime Healthcare Services.
The CMS proposed a 0.3% rate increase for end-stage renal disease services for 2016. The proposal also modifies Medicare's quality incentive program for dialysis providers.
A former CEO of a Stryker Corp. subsidiary was sentenced to two years in prison Friday for distributing knee replacement surgery guides without approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
Fitch Ratings has lowered the credit rating of Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York, the primary arm of EmblemHealth, as the company continues to bleed money.
A proposed megamerger that would substantially consolidate hospitals' food-service supply chain is now on ice. Earlier this week, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction halting Sysco Corp.'s planned acquisition of US Foods.
Safety net providers and clinics that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program will meet next month to address backlash from critics who feel the rising number of participants is a way to game the system during a period when drug prices are skyrocketing.
The landmark Supreme Court 5-4 decision Friday granting all same-sex couples the right to marry is significant for civil rights, but it also will likely change the health insurance landscape. Court challenges to domestic partner benefits limited to same-sex couples could find more success. Some...