Aetna has agreed to a deal with Gilead Sciences to give preference to the drugmaker's hepatitis C drugs. It's the fourth straight agreement where a payer or benefits manager has chosen Gilead over competitor AbbVie.
A federal panel's recommendation that reimbursement for rehabilitation be the same for inpatient rehabilitation facilities and skilled-nursing facilities is getting immediate pushback from industry stakeholders who say patient care will suffer.
The Producer Price Index for acute-care hospitals increased 0.7% in the 12 months that ended in December, well below the annual average of 2.7% recorded by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics since 2004.
The Cleveland Clinic and five other Ohio health systems announced they will explore creating a statewide network under a newly formed company. They'll also work together to reduce operating expenses and identify effective practices they can share.
A joint venture with the large, California-based independent practice association is aimed at advancing Trinity's efforts to coordinate care for specific groups of patients.
As more employers explore the advantages of self-insurance and administrative services only contracts, insurers have to find innovative ways to appeal to employers and help them reduce costs and improve care.
Accenture has won a new five-year, $563 million contract to continue its work on the HealthCare.gov federal insurance exchange, the consulting and technology firm said Monday.
Home healthcare providers scored a victory in federal court Monday when a judge said the U.S. Department of Labor can't force them to pay minimum wage and overtime to some workers.
The Medicare Shared Savings Program—a broad test of accountable care launched in 2012 under the health reform law—will add another 89 organizations in January. The additions will bring the total number of organizations in the program to 405 and help boost the number of Medicare...
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in King v. Burwell for March 4, a court spokesperson confirmed Monday afternoon.
More than 700 hospitals will see their total Medicare payments docked by 1% in fiscal 2015 as part of the first year of a federal penalty program aimed at reducing preventable harm and improving patient safety.
Trinity Health will add three-hospital St. Francis Care to its portfolio to expand its footprint in New England.