Texas Health Resources, the system that treated the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., reported that patient volume at its affected Dallas hospital is returning to normal levels.
The CMS has awarded $187 million to five states in the agency's final round of grants for development of state-based exchanges. The bulk of that money, nearly $100 million, is going to Arkansas, the only state that is actively working to establish its own marketplace.
The Mayo Clinic has settled with a former executive whom the clinic accused of leaving for another job with trade secrets in hand.
By more than one measure, hospitals saw operating income slump in 2013. But that may actually be good news for some hospitals.
Fitch Ratings is maintaining it's A+ credit rating for Catholic Health Initiatives, the rapidly expanding national health system that earlier this week reported a sharp drop in its operating performance. Rival rating agency Standard & Poor's recently downgraded CHI because of weak financial results.
Carolinas HealthCare System more than doubled its operating surplus for the first nine months of the year as it increased its market share, saw an improved payer mix and slowed the growth of labor costs.
A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by hospitals seeking to compel HHS to meet statutory timelines for processing appeals to recovery audits. The American Hospital Association said in a statement that it disagrees with the court's decision and expects to file an appeal.
Investment firm Carrick Capital Partners anticipates a busy 2015, with healthcare opportunities clearly in its sights. It has secured the advisory services of former Tennessee Sen. Bill Frist, a physician, and plans to start a new fund that will include many healthcare investments, according to...
Twenty-nine Republican House members have co-signed a letter with Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.), calling on HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take immediate action to cut the 2015 reporting period for the federal electronic health records incentive-payment program from a full year to 90 days.
Kindred Healthcare set Feb. 2 as the closing date for its merger with Gentiva Health Services after completing an offering of $1.35 billion in senior unsecured debt that will help fund the deal.
A child is under observation for Ebola infection at the University of Chicago Medical Center after presenting with a fever during screening at the city's O'Hare International Airport.
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering hearing a case that could have implications for self-funded insurers nationwide and as many as 16 states that have passed laws creating healthcare data collection programs.