Expanding Medicaid does not appear to have fueled healthcare employment in states that raised eligibility and accepted billions of dollars in additional federal matching funds for their programs under the healthcare reform law.
An OB-GYN who is the president-elect of the New Mexico Medical Society has had his license suspended by the state's medical board for several alleged offenses, including drinking on the job and leaving a birthing mother unattended while having sex with another patient.
The Cleveland Clinic more than doubled its third-quarter operating surplus year over year, but lower investment returns hurt its bottom line, the system reported Wednesday.
The American Medical Informatics Association is asking Congress to amend a central federal healthcare privacy rule to give medical researchers access to patient records without their consent.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—who is slated to help decide the fate of the healthcare reform law next year—reportedly was resting comfortably Wednesday morning after having a stent placed in her heart.
Cone Health improved its operating margin in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 as outpatient volume increased and the system tackled rising expenses, particularly labor costs.
Daughters of Charity Health System's financial situation has continued to deteriorate, newly released earnings reports show, as the six-hospital group awaits attorney general approval for its controversial sale to Prime Healthcare Services.
Bad contact and demographic information for people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid is complicating demonstration programs intended to coordinate and improve the quality of their care, according to insurers participating in the program.
A Las Vegas hospice illegally billed Medicare and Medicaid for patients who were not terminally ill, the U.S. Justice Department and the state of Nevada allege in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
The CMS has decided to follow the American Academy of Family Physicians' suggestion that it begin a national coverage analysis to determine if the agency should pay for women to get a combination Pap smear and HPV test every five years to screen for cervical cancer.
House Republicans are circulating a proposal to overhaul the way Medicare pays hospitals for short stays, including a plan to eliminate the widely criticized “two-midnight rule.”
Passing Obamacare in 2010, when the country was still struggling to dig out of the Great Recession, was a critical political miscalculation by Democrats that led to the GOP takeover of the House, contends Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.).