U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday refused the home healthcare industry's request to the Supreme Court to delay a lower court's ruling to boost wages for many of its workers.
The blockbuster case King v. Burwell may be over, but the U.S. Supreme Court is hardly done deciding important healthcare matters.
The healthcare sector added 34,400 jobs in September, making up almost a quarter of new U.S. jobs for the month.Hospital hires led the healthcare sector, adding 15,500 for the month.
The general public may have wondered why it was worth announcing last week that Kaiser Permanente and 105,000 of its union employees had agreed that staff would either get a flu shot or wear surgical masks in patient-care areas during flu season.
Economists say that the "Cadillac" tax is necessary to control healthcare costs and lawmakers seem to have few ideas on how to fill the $87 billion hole left by a repeal of the excise tax.
An agreement between Kaiser Permanente and 105,000 union employees calls for staff to either receive a flu vaccination or wear a surgical mask when working in patient-care areas during flu season.
Prime Healthcare Services is suing California Attorney General Kamala Harris over the hefty conditions that she imposed on the proposed sale of Daughters of Charity Health System.
Detroit's car industry has been a longtime engine of financial stability for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. But if a new union contract moves forward, the health insurer might be rotated out.
National Nurses United announced Tuesday that its membership has ratified contracts for 17 hospitals affiliated with Nashville-based Hospital Corporation of America.
The U.S. Labor Department won't start enforcing its new rule requiring higher pay for many home healthcare workers just yet despite a recent court decision upholding the rule, the department announced last week.
Terry Carroll has left his position as chief innovation officer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, N.H., to “pursue other interests,” a spokesman said.
Kirk Adams, the longtime healthcare chief for the Service Employees International Union, is leaving that role to join the Healthcare Education Project, a joint effort of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association.