The investigation was groundbreaking in many respects, and providers will likely feel its effects for years to come—in ways that are both potentially positive and negative for the hospital community.
The federal government has now thrown its weight behind long-circulated allegations that part of Prime Healthcare Services' turnaround strategy is to drive up revenue by leaning hard on doctors to admit more patients. But that may not stop the chain from snapping up more troubled hospitals.
The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that hospitals can go after lawsuit settlements to get additional reimbursement for the costs of providing care for some patients covered by the state's Medicaid program.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Congress to quickly approve funding to fight the Zika virus.
The trial of a former Warner Chilcott president may be among the first of more to come for healthcare executives as the Justice Department increasingly holds individuals accountable for corporate wrongdoing.
Seven employees at a Planned Parenthood center were sent to the hospital Monday morning because of an unknown substance. No patients were on site and 38 people were evacuated.
The quarrel over surprise medical bills continues to escalate, and emergency room physicians are now suing the Obama administration in a bid to shift more of the blame to insurers.
Arguments are scheduled to wrap up this week in a closely watched Federal Trade Commission case challenging a proposed merger between two Chicago-area health systems.
The Federal Trade Commission has decided to continue battling a merger between Penn State Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System in Harrisburg despite a loss in federal court last week.
A federal judge's decision that the Obama administration unconstitutionally spent money to pay for part of the Affordable Care Act may not disrupt health plans or beneficiaries right away. But the fresh uncertainty immediately delivered a blow to the share prices of hospitals and health insurers.
Bankers and lawyers are enjoying a considerable bounty from the two huge pending insurance mergers, while regulators are still deciding whether to let them happen.
The Justice Department said it will appeal a judge's ruling that the Obama administration is unconstitutionally funding part of the Affordable Care Act.