A new Federal Communications Commission ruling could challenge medical-debt collectors seeking to contact patients on their cellphones.
A judge on Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.
A federal appeals court on Monday affirmed the Federal Trade Commission's power to regulate cybersecurity—a decision that follows a number of massive healthcare data breaches over the past year.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' influence on healthcare is hard to overstate, especially after this year's landmark King v. Burwell case. He placed No. 1 on Modern Healthcare's ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2015.
An anti-abortion group released a snippet of video on Friday showing a California company executive discussing fetal tissue for research after a judge ruled the group could show the footage even if it was illegally recorded.
Billions of dollars flowing from settlements in mass tort litigation have recently spurred a new twist on a familiar business—medical lending.
Health and wellness firm Healthways has fired Matthew Michela, its chief operating officer, less than a year after he earned promotion to the post.
A federal appeals court Friday upheld a new Labor Department rule aimed at boosting wages for many home healthcare workers.
St. Mary's Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Fla., has closed its pediatric cardiothoracic surgery program after media reports drew attention to its seemingly high mortality rates.
Third-party administrators of insurance plans can be sued over allegedly failing to follow a federal law that requires insurers to offer mental health coverage equal to that provided for physical problems, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
The tidal wave of lawsuits over pelvic mesh implants seems to have spurred a new business—one that some say profits by preying on patients who've sued over the devices, according to a Reuters investigation.
The national association representing pharmacy benefit managers is suing the state of Arkansas over a first-of-its kind law governing payments to pharmacies for generic drugs.