Wheaton Franciscan Service posted a higher surplus for the year that ended June 30 after the Illinois-based system saw a sharp decrease in uncollectable bills from patients who are now covered by Medicaid.
A South Carolina health insurer has become the ninth insurance cooperative formed nationwide under the Affordable Care Act to fold.
In a move that reflects the industry's urgency to better coordinate care, hospitalist staffing firm and post-acute-care provider IPC Healthcare announced Thursday it has acquired Hospital Medicine Consultants.
After a report from the government watchdog said few people were exploiting vulnerabilities in the enrollment process that could allow them to receive insurance subsidies while still enrolled in Medicaid, Democrats in the House called the GAO report just another effort by Republicans to derail the...
Third-quarter profits at devicemaker Stryker Corp. were dampened by one-time charges related to a 2012 recall of hip devices.
Still reeling from its run-in with the Food and Drug Administration, red-ink ridden Invacare, a maker of wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment, continued to shrink in the third quarter.
Federal health officials are warning doctors and patients that two hepatitis C drugs from AbbVie can cause life-threatening liver injury in patients with advanced forms of the disease.
Hospital stocks plunged Thursday in the wake of Community Health Systems revealing disappointing results in the third quarter.
Companies with 50 to 99 full-time employees must offer affordable insurance to employees and their dependents starting Jan. 1. They must also file tax forms by Jan. 31 detailing the cost of coverage and the names and Social Security numbers of those to be covered.
Health investigators served subpoenas seeking hundreds of pages of patient and staff records at Planned Parenthood clinics across Texas on Thursday, as officials move to halt Medicaid funding to the organization that has been repeatedly targeted by the state's top conservatives.
Martin Smith will serve as executive vice president of operations for Quorum Health Corp., a spinoff company created by Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems.
Both options would help fund the Affordable Care Act, but a cap is politically unlikely while the excise tax is already in place, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute.