Michigan has submitted a take-it-or-leave-it request to alter the terms of its Medicaid expansion, and coverage for about 600,000 residents is at stake.
Capella Healthcare, the privately held, Franklin, Tenn.-based chain, Tuesday announced it has finalized its $900 million sale to a real estate investment trust. In the deal, Medical Properties Trust acquires Capella's properties and a minority ownership in operations.
The CMS Innovation Center unveiled a new demonstration program Tuesday that will allow Medicare Advantage insurers to encourage the use of clinically valuable services by lowering out-of-pocket costs for enrollees.
Providers and policy experts are split on the Obama administration's proposal to salvage the controversial two-midnight rule with a series of modifications intended to mollify its many critics. Some influential stakeholders still want it killed.
When patients have to go to the hospital, they're likely to choose a facility that employs their doctor, a new study suggests. The study, which finds that patients of independent doctors often choose low-cost and high-quality hospitals, hints that not all organizations are successfully integrating...
Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest health systems, closed on a deal to sell a Michigan hospital to Prime Healthcare Services under a strategy to shed struggling hospitals.
Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health and Watertown (Wis.) Regional Medical Center have finalized a joint venture that will own and operate the 55-bed hospital.
This month, Georgia is expected to announce which private insurers will manage the care for 1.3 million low-income Medicaid beneficiaries. Analysts predict the incumbent plans will prevail.
Current Indiana University Health Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dennis Murphy has been promoted to president and CEO. Daniel Evans Jr. is retiring after 13 years at the post.
Bharat Sundaram has been promoted to president of MedAssets' Spend and Clinical Resource Management segment.
The U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law by denying Medicaid patients the right to choose their healthcare providers.
The Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which set nutrition standards for schools, expires at the end of this month. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said it gives children healthy choices that can reduce obesity and other chronic diseases. But others say the program has resulted in...