The Senate health committee will get its first crack at assessing the Trump administration's implementation of last year's key bipartisan healthcare law.
The monthly injection has the potential to reduce dangerous relapses that occur when patients stop taking the currently available daily medication. But that benefit has not yet been shown in studies and the new drug comes with a hefty price: $1,580 per monthly dose.
A New Hampshire judge has denied an 84-year-old doctor's request to regain her license to practice, which she had surrendered partly over her inability to use a computer.
Health insurers fear they will be on the hook for greater healthcare costs if the CMS finalizes its proposal to allow states to define their own essential health benefits starting in 2019.
The North Carolina attorney general is already looking into whether combining the two health systems would hurt competition.
A federal judge is temporarily blocking an effort by Pennsylvania's cash-strapped state government to shut down a state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort if it doesn't hand over $200 million from its reserves.
On Black Friday, telemedicine visits soar. And they've been increasing year-round. But they've yet to truly take off, as they're held back by old reimbursement models.
An expert is recommending approval of $4.1 million in claims, including $2 million in funeral costs, filed by victims of a Detroit-area doctor who committed fraud by putting hundreds of patients through needless cancer treatments.
The CMS' proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage program and Medicare prescription drug plans aim to reduce opioid abuse among seniors and dual-eligibles and lessen regulatory burdens for Advantage plans.
Pharmaceutical company founder John Kapoor, accused of leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication for people who didn't need it, has pleaded not guilty.
The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. Prosecutors can seek to retry the lawmaker.
The nerve stimulator is the first device cleared to treat debilitating withdrawal symptoms caused by addiction to heroin and other opioids. Symptoms can include joint pain, anxiety, stomach aches and insomnia.