The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to punt cases back to lower courts over how religious not-for-profits must respond to the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employers offer employees birth control coverage.
California's largest medical association is joining the fight against Dignity Health over its refusal to allow a woman to get her tubes tied during a cesarean section.
California's largest medical association is joining the fight against Dignity Health over its refusal to allow a woman to get her tubes tied during a C-section. The lawsuit is one of a number filed by the ACLU over Catholic hospitals' refusals to offer certain types of reproductive care.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic hospital group, which was challenged over its anti-abortion policy.
Catholic Health Initiatives has agreed to sell 52 medical office buildings for $725 million to a Milwaukee-based real estate investment trust, Physicians Realty Trust.
The Franciscan Alliance won approval from Illinois regulators to close one south suburban Chicago hospital under a $137 million consolidation plan.
Johnny Veal has been named chief nursing officer at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C. He was director of critical care and nursing administration at the hospital from May 2015 to October 2015, and was then named interim CNO.
National hospital operator Catholic Health Initiatives made an early and decisive push into health insurance after the Affordable Care Act became law. Now that strategy is under review as the system's operations flag.
Catholic Health Initiatives, the national system that has aggressively expanded its reach in recent years, ended its second quarter with gains in Nebraska and Kentucky but weaker results in one of its newest markets, Texas.
Many religiously affiliated health systems may soon be pouring millions into underfunded employee pension plans, as federal appeals courts continue to side against them in cases concerning whether those plans are subject to federal protections.
Many faith-based health systems may soon be pouring millions into underfunded employee pension plans as federal appeals courts continue to side against them in cases over whether those plans are subject to federal protections.
Pope Francis suggested Thursday that women threatened with the Zika virus could use artificial contraception but not abort their fetus. Catholic Health Association CEO Sister Carol Keehan said the pope “clearly appreciates the human factor in the Zika threat.”