The not-for-profit system violated HIPAA by using a patient's name in a September 2015 news release about an incident involving an allegedly fraudulent ID card.
The Office of Inspector General at HHS said Wednesday that an audit of Mount Sinai Hospital revealed the hospital received overpayments totaling at least $41.9 million from 2012 to 2013.
President Donald Trump on Thursday created an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistle-blowers, calling it a "bold step forward."
CardioNet has agreed to pay HHS $2.5 million for an alleged HIPAA violation, making the company the first wireless health services provider to reach a settlement with HHS.
Embattled blood testing company Theranos has agreed to pay $4.65 million to cover full refunds for every Arizona customer who used the company's testing services, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday.
The CMS has lifted the threat of canceling Medicare and Medicaid contracts at Greenville (S.C.) Memorial Hospital after the hospital made needed improvements to emergency room processes and staffing.
The tentative deal to reauthorize the FDA's ability to collect user fees could be a boon to many healthcare companies by providing more certainty and efficiency in the product approval process, healthcare and legal experts said.
Lawmakers must extend FDA's user fee authorization by the end of September to avoid significant agency layoffs and drug and device review delays.
The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee will evaluate the future of the fees the Food and Drug Administration levies on medical products during a hearing Tuesday.
Greenville (S.C.) Memorial Hospital risks losing Medicare and Medicaid contracts worth about $500 million every year if it fails to improve processes in its emergency room where a patient died earlier this month.
Three popular health-related mobile apps have reached settlements with the New York attorney general's office over allegations of misleading marketing claims and irresponsible privacy practices.
Health plans could lose money if the CMS doesn't increase its oversight over managed long-term supports and services programs, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.