The confirmation of U.S. Rep. Tom Price as the next HHS secretary is expected any day now. That's empowered lawmakers in his home state of Georgia to become the first in the nation to seek a per-capita cap waiver for Medicaid.
A federal judge blocked the proposed $54 billion tie-up between national insurers Anthem and Cigna late Wednesday, saying the combination would harm competition in the national employer market.
Many big health insurers are fretting over losses and questioning their future involvement in the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges, but Centene Corp. is profiting from its marketplace plans and the Medicaid expansion.
A leaked draft rule from HHS intended to help stabilize the individual insurance market highlights the narrow limits of what the Trump administration can do on healthcare reform without action by a deeply polarized Congress.
To prosecutors, Dr. Bernard Greenspan saw dollar signs when a blood-testing lab company came to his office seeking referrals several years ago, and he reaped a $200,000 windfall in illegal bribes.
Physician-staffing firm Mednax last week acquired 64-physician Radiology Alliance in Nashville, a hospital-based group that complements its teleradiology business. Mednax's earnings fell in the fourth quarter, largely as a result of lower volumes for its contract neonatologists.
Verity Health is notifying more than 10,000 patients that their personal information may have been accessed during a hack of a website operated by the system's physicians group.
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in a St. Jude Medical cardiovascular device extend to a piece of equipment that is used within healthcare facilities, according to an update from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Advisory Board Co., which recently trimmed 5.7% of its workforce, announced it is considering a potential sale. In recent months, the consultancy said it was restructuring as a result of some expected losses.
Physicians in New Jersey must now inform parents about the risk of addiction associated with opioid-based pain relievers before prescribing them to underage children.
Profits were relatively stable at Cardinal Health in the second quarter, but executives at the distribution giant said they are beginning to see a return to normal generic drug-pricing trends as a result of increased competition.
States say a holdover proposed rule to change the Medicaid and CHIP appeals process would require a change in state laws to implement it.