Sutter Health, a 24-hospital system based in Sacramento, Calif., has continued to improve its operating performance through the first nine months of the year, cutting expenses to overcome flat revenue growth.
Opponents of the healthcare reform law tried this year to kill it with a thousand legal cuts, and one of those attacks in particular may yet prove disabling.
Healthcare providers and insurers were busy implementing healthcare reform in 2014, millions of uninsured Americans gained coverage, and healthcare spending growth remained modest even as partisan warfare over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continued in full force.
A U.S. District Court judge last week dismissed a lawsuit by hospitals seeking to compel HHS to meet statutory timelines for processing appeals to recovery audits.
The Mayo Clinic has settled with a former executive whom the clinic accused of leaving for another job with trade secrets in hand.
Florida residents would lose $12.3 billion in financial assistance in 2016 if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down insurance subsidies for states that haven't established their own exchanges, according to an analysis done by Democratic staffers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
A former vice president of Rite Aid Corp. and his business associate have signed tentative agreements saying they'll plead guilty to allegations they duped the company out of $14.6 million by profiting from deceptive sales of its surplus inventory.
Yet another healthcare worker has been sentenced in connection with a $200 million fraud scheme the federal government has called one of the largest in U.S. history.
State politicians have ramped up pressure on California Attorney General Kamala Harris to block the sale of the Daughters of Charity Health System to for-profit Prime Healthcare Services.
Facing an epidemic of Medicare fraud in the home-care industry, the federal government is putting a hold on approving new home-care providers in some areas of the country, capping certain types of payments, and using more sophisticated data analyses to uncover foul play.
Catholic Health Initiatives lost more on its operations in the quarter that ended Sept. 30 than it did in the entire previous year, according to the system's just-released financial statements.
Gilead Sciences' eye-popping $1,000-a-pill cost for its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi is illegal price-gouging with the potential to bankrupt parts of the healthcare industry, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court Tuesday.