Low-income people saw significant insurance coverage gains under the Affordable Care Act, tightening the wide gap in healthcare access among people of different socio-economic status.
AnMed Health has agreed to pay the largest-ever settlement in a case brought under the federal law requiring hospitals to stabilize and treat patients in emergency situations.
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law Thursday that would allow new mothers on Medicaid to obtain screening for postpartum depression. The law is part of a larger effort to address the high maternal mortality rate that plagues Texas.
A new study finds that most Americans think their fellow citizens can't access the care they need. But fewer Americans think it's unfair this disparity exists.
While efforts to repeal and replace the ACA are buzzing on Capitol Hill, MACRA is quietly transforming health care – disrupting the fee-for-service model and often driving more value and better patient outcomes.
How provider organizations can leverage MACRA to foster greater collaboration, to enhance care delivery, and improve population health management strategies.
New York's waiver allows the state to have most of its Medicaid population in managed care, while the Arkansas waiver includes cost-sharing provisions for those between 100% and 138% of the federal poverty level.
The American Hospital Association recognized an urgent need to provide a path forward for preservation of essential healthcare services—including local primary care, psychiatric and substance abuse treatment as well as emergency services—in vulnerable rural and urban communities.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is quietly fueling research that's shaping the fundamentals of healthcare. Modern Healthcare spoke with AHRQ Director Dr. Andy Bindman about the agency's work, its influence, and the perks and perils of running a little-known federal agency.
Colorado voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted down a measure to create a universal healthcare system that would finance healthcare services for most state residents.
The New York-based orthopedic center is one of many U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems to seek opportunities in other countries.
One in five Latino households lacks nutritious food, more than twice the rate among white households. That's causing higher rates of obesity and related chronic conditions.