Health Alliance Plan, the health plan owned by Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, entered a deal to acquire troubled insurer HealthPlus of Michigan, the insurance companies announced.
A much-anticipated report to lawmakers on Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion won't resolve the muddied future of a program providing coverage to more than 200,000 people. But it could at least provide some clarity on the options the Legislature faces, and how difficult finding consensus on the...
Karey Witty, 51, is CEO at Corizon Health, a Brentwood, Tenn.-based correctional facility health provider, replacing Dr. Woodrow Myers Jr., effective Nov. 2.
The healthcare sector added 34,400 jobs in September, making up almost a quarter of new U.S. jobs for the month.Hospital hires led the healthcare sector, adding 15,500 for the month.
Nine local staffers for Doctors Without Borders were killed and 30 were missing after an explosion near their hospital in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that may have been caused by a U.S. airstrike.
Arkansas will block most Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday, after a judge ordered the state to continue paying for services only to the three women who are suing over the governor's decision to end payments to the organization.
The CMS will release 2016 star ratings for each Medicare Advantage plan on Thursday, and experts predict more insurers will receive higher quality scores as they adapt to the government's more rigorous standards.
Despite the outcry on Capitol Hill over rural hospital closings, the number of critical-access hospitals in the U.S. grew slightly in the past year, according to Modern Healthcare magazine's annual review of CMS data.
In today's 24/7 media cycle, yesterday's news quickly fades as the press moves on to the next story. But sometimes those forgotten stories leave behind important unresolved issues. That's certainly the case with Ebola.
Critical-access hospitals' ongoing financial woes are being compounded by Medicare cuts imposed by sequestration and the failure of most rural states to expand Medicaid, and there's little prospect of legislative or regulatory relief in sight.
Congress approved bipartisan legislation aimed at preventing premium increases that some small businesses were expecting next year under the Affordable Care Act. The law now defines small businesses as those with up to 50 employees.
The blockbuster case King v. Burwell may be over, but the U.S. Supreme Court is hardly done deciding important healthcare matters.