In deciding a case over who should have the upper hand in patent battles, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a win to generic-drug makers and those hoping to hold down drug prices.
The CMS has finalized a rule under which it will begin paying the same as private insurance rates for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests. The rule is expected to save $390 million in its first year of implementation and $3.93 billion over 10 years.
Most people know the early signs of heart attacks and strokes, but they aren't as familiar with sepsis, a medical condition that kills more than 258,000 people in the U.S. each year.
About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals have begun a weeklong strike over a contract impasse.
Kansas officials say a contractor underrepresented the scope of the state's backlog of applications for Medicaid eligibility.
Even seasonal agriculture workers are required to have health insurance, but reaching them can be an uphill battle.
There's a little bundle of happy news in the midst of the cleanup of the fire-ravaged northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray.
Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says a federal appeals court is allowing the state to resume transferring Maui County public hospital operations to Kaiser.
A federal jury found the former president of Warner Chilcott not guilty Friday of conspiring with members of the drug company's sales force to pay kickbacks to doctors in exchange for writing prescriptions.
California wants to be the first state in the country to standardize the way cancer data are reported to its central registry, making it faster and easier to collect information from oncology labs.
The Health Resources and Services Administration at HHS has awarded a $250,000-a-year grant for three years to support state medical boards as they implement the administrative and technical infrastructure of the Interstate Medical Licensing Compact.
Attorneys for Epic Systems want to trim $220 million from its award in an intellectual property suit against Tata Consultancy Services of India and its U.S. subsidiary, Tata America International.