For the first time in nearly three years, more Americans approve of the Affordable Care Act than disapprove of it, according to the latest tracking poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The difference between the opposing views was small but statistically significant.
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force affirmed that women ages 50 to 74 should have a mammogram every two years. For women in their 40s it should be an individualized decision, the panel said, drawing immediate fire from radiologists.
More than 6,400 registered nurses are expected to strike next week at the University of Chicago Medical Center and eight hospitals in California to highlight what they say are their concerns about staffing and patient care. But hospital officials say money is the real issue.
Dr. John Morley has been appointed chief medical officer of Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital, both part of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.
Texas officials and the Obama administration are nearing a showdown over Medicaid expansion that threatens billions of dollars of federal funding that helps healthcare providers care for low-income Texans and improve the quality of care.
Cardinal Health has agreed to pay $26.8 million as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that sparked disagreement among the commissioners about the agency's appropriate role.
Evolving payment models along with increasing amounts of publicly available data could present new compliance challenges for healthcare governing boards, according to new guidelines released by the federal government and industry groups.
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health, formerly named Catholic Health Partners, reported positive operating results, but its total surplus was down significantly because of losses on interest-rate swaps.
Oscar Insurance Corp. is poised to grow and expand significantly as more investors have poured money into the tech-driven health insurance startup.
The CMS wants to permanently boost funding to help states build and maintain Medicaid eligibility and enrollment systems.
Only 251, or 7%, of more than 3,500 U.S. hospitals assessed in the CMS' new five-star ratings on patient experience received the highest score.