The Detroit Medical Center has spent $1.2 million to fix issues with dirty surgical instruments after a six-month investigation found flaws with the sterile surgical processing, The Detroit News reported Thursday.
The CMS is expected to release its final rate notice for Medicare Advantage plans for 2018 on Monday after suggesting a small increase.
Dr. Donald Rucker will be lead HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
Experts keeping their eyes on ways to curb the number of overdoses in the U.S. say there's one very important person missing in President Donald Trump's commission—the nominee for top federal regulator of prescription drugs.
Summa Health's emergency medicine residency program will lose its accreditation after the system's appeal was denied, according to a March 29 staff memo.
Dialysis providers claim a proposed California law that would mandate staffing ratios and yearly inspections at dialysis clinics is too restrictive and won't improve patient care.
Higi, a healthcare company launched by Tronc Chairman Michael Ferro, has received an undisclosed investment from Blue Cross and Blue Shield's venture fund, according to a statement on the company's website.
Kansas lawmakers are considering whether to override Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of their Medicaid expansion bill. Patients and providers say lots of uninsured working people would benefit by gaining better access to preventive care.
SSM Health's acquisition of Saint Louis University Hospital in late 2015 contributed to a huge decline in the hospital chain's operating income last year.
The CMS is delaying a rule that would result in clinical labs losing $3.93 billion in Medicare payments over 10 years.
Iowa's controversial move to privatize its Medicaid program has cost participating insurers an estimated $450 million in losses.
Senate Republicans on Thursday needed Vice President Mike Pence to break a tie on legislation to reverse an Obama administration rule protecting funds for Planned Parenthood and other family planning providers.