Two major private-sector players have launched a bundled-payment model for cancer care that could be a harbinger of more value-based payment arrangements in a wide range of clinical areas.
Kenneth Burdick, 56, will be CEO of WellCare Health Plans, effective Jan. 1.
The holiday season is a time when we count our blessings and shower gifts on those we love. It's also the time when we vow to do better in the coming year.
Richard Cordova plans to retire as president and CEO of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. No retirement date has been set.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Viekira Pak, a combination of pills that becomes the fourth treatment the agency has approved to treat hepatitis C.
Florida intends to liquidate the assets of a Medicare Advantage insurer by the first of the year, ending the company's short and troubled history.
Two major players in the private sector have launched a fixed-payment structure for cancer care that could serve as a harbinger of more such arrangements as the appetite for such payment reforms continues to grow across the industry.
Before the mass resignations at The New Republic, one of the new executives hired by its 31-year-old sugar-daddy owner reportedly asked for a "listicle" on “10 reasons why healthcare isn't a free market.” He didn't get it, but what a great idea.
Publicly traded insurers may not feel too much financial pain in the short term if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare premium subsidies offered through the federal exchange, Wall Street analysts say.
In what officials say is likely Washington state's first-ever merger of two public hospitals, Kirkland-based EvergreenHealth and Valley General Hospital, Monroe, have completed a merger they began working on in 2012.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. last week said it was abandoning plans to acquire five hospitals in Connecticut. Its decision also will end its partnership with Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System.
As insurers face growing criticism for giving consumers inaccurate information about their provider networks, some experts are asking whether it's really that hard to maintain an accurate provider directory.