A smattering of not-for-profit hospitals in New Jersey have decided to settle property-tax claims against them rather than participate in long legal and legislative battles shaping up over the controversial taxes.
The doctors staffing New York City's public hospitals stand to lose out on tens of thousands of dollars in incentive payments because of new standards they say are too high.
Spending on prescription drugs under the Medicare Part D program increased more than 17% in 2014 despite a claims increase of just 3%, and other news
The CMS shared the numbers in its second annual Part D data dump, which comes as rising drug costs have drawn widespread criticism. Under Medicare Part D in 2014, doctors wrote more than 1.4 billion prescriptions, together costing the program and beneficiaries more than $121 billion.
The nation's transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity: Where you live affects whether you get a timely liver transplant or die waiting.
Apologizing for medical errors invokes fears that the gesture will be construed as an admission of guilt that leads to a massive payout. But a small cohort of providers is pushing back against that idea.
Carolinas HealthCare System, North Carolina's largest hospital chain, has filed a motion asking a federal court to dismiss a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit alleging the system illegally imposes contract requirements on insurers to hinder competition.
An HHS audit of inpatient and outpatient claims made by New York-Presbyterian Hospital concluded the mammoth hospital on Manhattan's Upper West Side may have received more than $14.2 million in Medicare overpayments.
In a recent report to Congress, the CMS said the cost of Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act was $6,366 per person covered for 2015, about 49% higher than previously estimated.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago agreed to pay $3.3 million in damages after a jury determined a pharmaceutical error led to the overdose and death of a 56-year-old man.
Dignity's motion filed last month in response to the closely watched suit—one of the first of its kind in the country—says Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not cover transgender status as a protected classification.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital agreed to pay $3.3 million in damages after a jury determined a pharmaceutical error led to the overdose and death of a 56-year-old man.
The decision could potentially open the floodgates for more litigation tied to the device, which thousands of women have said led to chronic pelvic pain, punctured their uteruses and caused other damage.