Oral arguments begin Wednesday for King v. Burwell, the case before the U.S. Supreme Court that will decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act's subsidies in many states. And according to a popular analytics tool, the law's challengers are favored to win.
A government program that is providing care for some 500,000 patients and has successfully increased the number of primary-care physicians in underserved areas is in danger of folding.
Trinity Health, one the country's largest not-for-profit health systems, improved its operating margin in the first half of its fiscal 2015 as volume increased and it benefited from a recent acquisition.
Community Health Systems made more adjustments to its portfolio of hospitals this week as it continues to integrate last year's acquisition of Health Management Associates.
Mayo Clinic closed out 2014 with an improved operating margin, thanks in large part to a focus on slimming down the expense side of its balance sheet.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men, saying the popular treatments have not been established as safe or effective for common age-related issues like low libido and fatigue.
The dueling realities that have shaped years of Washington battles over the Affordable Care Act were much in evidence Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to determine the future of the controversial law.
The number of physicians in the U.S. is growing, but not quickly enough to meet the needs of an aging population, according to a new Association of American Medical Colleges study.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf started working to deliver on a campaign promise soon after taking office: unwinding his GOP predecessor's alternative Medicaid expansion. Some providers and patient advocates are concerned about collateral damage as 200,000 enrollees switch plans.
U.S. healthcare facilities are improving more rapidly on process measures than they are on clinical outcome measures, according to a new CMS report.
Boise, Idaho-based St. Alphonsus Health System will convert its acute-care hospital in Nampa, Idaho, to an ambulatory center and spend $80 million to create a hospital at its other campus in the southern Idaho city.
Two huge data breaches have occurred in the past six months, exposing health information on millions of people. Register for our free Thursday webinar to hear Dr. John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and RAND Corp. researcher Lillian Ablon discuss the risk of cybercrime.