UnitedHealth and physician staffing firm Envision Healthcare are locked in a dispute over ER payment issues. UnitedHealth recently launched a website about Envision's "outrageous billing practices" in response to Envision's lawsuit against the insurer.
Errors related to diagnosis accounted for 33% of medical malpractice claims from 2013 to 2017, beating out all other reasons for such lawsuits and highlighting the challenges physicians face in making clinical decisions.
University Hospitals now faces multiple lawsuits following an incident at its Fertility Clinic that compromised hundreds of eggs and embryos stored in liquid nitrogen.
A federal appeals court has requested additional information from the U.S. House of Representatives and HHS before it considers signing off on their settlement over cost-sharing reduction payments for insurers.
The Justice Department will support local officials in hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that are fueling the nation's drug abuse crisis.
A Tennessee court has ruled that a former CEO of CHS subsidiary Lutheran Health Network disclosed the Fort Wayne, Ind., hospital system's confidential information, but he can still work with competitor IU Health to create a new primary-care practice in the area.
While Wisconsin and other Republican-majority states have to work the political arena and appeal to conservatives to shore up their insurance exchanges, they're also using the courts to dismantle the law. But legal experts say the litigation's success is improbable.
Twenty states sued the federal government to scrap the Affordable Care Act, claiming the repeal of the individual mandate's tax penalty rendered the law unconstitutional.
Healthcare leaders worry Supreme Court case on union fees could hurt workplace harmony and quality of care
While some leaders of public health systems might welcome an anti-union decision by the Supreme Court weakening unions financially, others fear that would hurt public health efforts.
Missouri's safety-net hospitals won to the tune of tens of millions of dollars when a U.S. District Court invalidated the CMS' attempt to claw back a portion of already-allocated DSH payments.
A pharmacist has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and made nearly 800 seriously ill. The meningitis infection was traced to contaminated steroid injections given mostly to people with back pain.
New York and Minnesota are suing HHS over its sudden decision to end federal funding for health programs in their states that cover low-income individuals who aren't eligible for Medicaid.