After a ruling that the bill could not be passed through the reconciliation process, senators are scrambling to find another way to get the legislation before the president, who would veto it.
Pharmacy benefits manager CVS Health has included Amgen's drug Repatha to its formulary. The drug is one of two in a new class of cholesterol-lowering medications. It's the latest in a series of moves made by PBMs to address the high costs of some newer, brand-name therapies.
The CMS wants more information about the quality of care Medicare beneficiaries get in long-term-care hospitals, so the agency is preparing a new patient-satisfaction survey tailored to the facilities.
Healthcare companies could see drops in their credit ratings as a result of the dramatic rise in cybercrime, according to the ratings agency Moody's Investors Service.
Safeway is partnering up with Sonora Quest Laboratories after dumping Theranos. Sonora, a joint venture of Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics, will open patient-service centers in Arizona Safeway stores, starting with a north Scottsdale location already open.
Health plans say they are unsure when they will be able to fully comply with a proposed rule that bans healthcare-related discrimination against transgender people.
A Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to get admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday.
The CMS halted all enrollment in a program that cares for poor seniors at Alexian Brothers Community Services in St. Louis. The agency found Alexian failed to provide necessary services and avoided enrolling sick, more expensive patients.
The University of Kansas Hospital saw a large increase in patient volume in the first quarter of fiscal 2016, but the additional costs of treating more patients overshadowed the increase in revenue.
The boards of Pfizer and Ireland's Allergan on Sunday approved a merger deal worth $160 billion. The deal would create the largest drugmaker by sales.
Democrat John Bel Edwards won the runoff election for Louisiana governor Saturday, defeating the once-heavy favorite, Republican David Vitter, and handing the Democrats their first statewide victory since 2008.
The Cleveland mayor says the city's top two public health officials failed to address residents' health concerns as they struggled to do their jobs.