The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that Kindred Healthcare could enforce a binding arbitration agreement with the families of two former residents of its nursing homes.
There is no guarantee that the court will hear Anthem's case. The court receives 7,000 to 8,000 petitions for a writ of certiorari each term and hears oral arguments for just 80 cases.
For 35 years, faith-based hospitals have been exempt from federal pension regulations imposed on their secular competitors that include hefty insurance premiums to safeguard employees' retirement benefits. The U.S. Supreme Court will soon weigh in on exemption.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday appeared skeptical of arguments that faith-based health systems should be subject to federal pension plan regulations.
When Judge Neil Gorsuch interviewed to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, he was never asked to promise he would overturn abortion rights protection under Roe v. Wade, the prospective justice said Tuesday.
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faced scrutiny Monday from Senate Democrats over his stances on several healthcare issues including contraception access and abortion rights.
Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, has ruled against the Affordable Care Act contraception-coverage mandate and vehemently opposes assisted suicide.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Epic Systems, which is fighting claims that its policy requiring employees to submit labor disputes to individual arbitration violates federal labor laws.
For 35 years, faith-based health systems have been exempt from federal regulations governing their pension plans. Now they face an uncertain financial future until the U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on whether they deserve it.
President-elect Donald Trump has made repealing the ACA and adding conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hallmark issues of his campaign. But court watchers and healthcare legal experts say it's too soon to tell how healthcare litigation at the high court could be affected.
A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi has granted a request by the American Health Care Association to bar the CMS from implementing a rule that bans arbitration agreements in skilled-nursing facilities.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear a case related to arbitration agreements in nursing homes could affect the Obama administration's attempt to stop the practice that binds residents to contracts that waive their right to litigate disputes.