Abbott is seeking to terminate its buyout of troubled medical diagnostics maker Alere as that company deals with the fallout of a key device recall and government investigations.
Little known to the public, a group of public and private stakeholders convene annually to scrutinize measures that influence how large sums of taxpayer-funded healthcare dollars are spent.
Newly merged Envision Healthcare Corp. plans to spend $700 million on physician-practice acquisitions in 2017 to become a one-stop vendor for all of a hospital's physician-staffing needs.
The Senate's passage of the 21st Century Cures bill Wednesday reflects something of a mixed bag for public health advocates.
A majority of healthcare chief financial officers feel they don't have the tools necessary to meet their new responsibilities or adapt to the evolving healthcare landscape.
Cancer patients with Medicaid coverage receive poorer quality and less healthcare than those with employer-sponsored, Medicare or other private insurance. Medicaid benefits vary from state by state and experts say that inequality will likely grow under the Trump administration.
The federal government has until the end of 2020 to wipe out the backlogged glut of Medicare claims appeals from hospitals, a federal judge ruled this week.
A group of influential healthcare industry executives is asking President-elect Donald Trump and other incoming policymakers to keep and prioritize value-based care models, which have been championed under the Affordable Care Act.
Chinese gaming billionaire Tianqiao Chen, the largest shareholder of troubled Community Health Systems, is donating $115 million to Caltech to try to unlock mysteries of the brain.
President Barack Obama is expected to sign the massive lame-duck legislation that affects almost every corner of the healthcare industry.
The CMS on Wednesday released data on the price history of 5,000 prescription drugs over five years, shedding light on the fastest rising source of healthcare costs in recent years.
The share price of Universal Health Services plunged 12% Wednesday after BuzzFeed published an investigative story alleging the for-profit hospital operator kept psychiatric patients longer than necessary to milk their insurance.