The Arizona Department of Health Services has awarded two behavioral health contracts as part of a move to integrate physical and behavioral healthcare services for Medicaid beneficiaries.
Specialty Hospitals of Washington, a Washington, D.C.-based operator of long-term acute-care hospitals and nursing homes, announced Monday that it had emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a new owner and a new CEO.
Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts' decision to offer AbbVie's Viekira Pak as its exclusive option for genotype 1 hepatitis C could embolden other pharmacy benefit managers to take tougher lines in their negotiations for a range of high-priced drugs.
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in King v. Burwell for March 4, a court spokesperson confirmed Monday afternoon.
Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lauded progress made in recent months toward slowing the pace of the spread of Ebola among the West African countries hardest hit by the virus, but he warned more work would be needed before the outbreak comes to an end.
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...
A hospital in North Idaho is marketing itself to Canadian tourists — medical tourists, that is. Most of the patients who come into Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho, are from the local area — plus a few from Washington and Montana. But hospital CEO Rick Rasmussen is...
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. in Memphis, Tenn., saw its operating loss widen year over year in fiscal 2014 as its expenses spiraled higher than expected and grew faster than revenue.
A major Chicago healthcare system has apologized to nearly 3,000 patients whose personal information was on an unencrypted laptop that was stolen in October.
Health tech startups Gravie and Stride Health, each with a slightly different business model, see money to be made in helping consumers navigate the often non-consumer-friendly new world of online health insurance exchanges.
The CMS Friday added about 68,000 new records documenting $200 million in payments made to physicians by medical-device and drug manufacturers to its Open Payments database.
Accretive Health, the beleaguered Chicago-based revenue-cycle management firm, has set a firm date for reporting its long-delayed financial results for 2013.