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Second quarter profits fell at MedAssets as the company faced restructuring costs and other expenses rose, even as its newly acquired analytics firm Sg2 contributed additional revenue.
Cerner Corp. and its partners Leidos and Accenture Federal Services have won one of the largest health information technology contracts in U.S. history.
Two New Jersey health systems are suing because they say a new state law unfairly takes away their role as advanced emergency medical service providers in their service areas.
Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner has resigned from LifePoint Health's board of directors following her appointment to head the insurance industry's powerful lobbying group.
Will Cook has been appointed as the next president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital.
As expected, the CMS' sweeping rule to modernize the regulation of Medicaid managed-care plans is drawing flak from state Medicaid directors and insurers who say it would impose heavy-handed federal control and could hurt patient care.
Patient advocates are praising a section of the CMS' proposed Medicaid managed-care rule related to long-term care. But health plans and states are sharply critical of provisions imposing new credentialing requirements on long-term care providers and allowing beneficiaries to opt out of managed...
Medical supplies continue to be a strong business for Henry Schein Inc., as medical office sales once again grew significantly faster than its animal health and dental strongholds, whose earnings were largely wiped out by a strong dollar.
Low medical costs and growth in Medicaid membership raised the second-quarter bottom line at Anthem. Now, the Indianapolis-based health insurer will turn its focus on getting approval for its $54.2 billion takeover of rival Cigna Corp.
Assurant Health absorbed a $124 million net loss in the second quarter this year as the financially troubled health insurer continues to wind down its operations. It had to settle a complaint in Montana that it illegally charged sicker enrollees more than healthier ones.
ONC awards $38 million to states, universities and communities to improve health information exchange, health IT workforce training and population health best practices.