Attorneys predict that more False Claims Act cases alleging Stark violations are on the horizon partly because two giant cases, involving Tuomey Healthcare System and Halifax Health, alerted potential whistle-blowers inside hospitals to the riches they could pocket.
Seventeen New Jersey hospitals are challenging the state's approval of a healthcare plan that they say harms them and patients by relegating the hospitals to a lower-tier network.
Lawmakers and healthcare experts had harsh words during a Senate hearing Tuesday for physician-owned medical device distributorships, a controversial business model that critics say allows doctors to profit inappropriately from the devices they implant.
Dr. Robert Califf is expected to become the next head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration even though he's faced controversy since being nominated earlier this year.
A nationwide battle is brewing over whether not-for-profit hospitals resemble other businesses so much that they should be paying taxes to local governments for the substantial swaths of property they own.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a major case on whether a Texas law makes it too difficult for women in the state to get abortions.
Healthcare providers accused of fraud and certain regulatory violations could soon face significantly higher fines because of a little-discussed part of the recent congressional budget deal.
The case, Whole Woman's Health v. Cole, questions whether a Texas law makes it too difficult for women in the state to get the procedure. A decision could come as late as June, just months before the presidential election.
UPMC has won a key legal victory that could ultimately award the health system more than $188 million in back payments from insurance giant Highmark.
An Ohio hospital is not liable for a worker's Facebook post that included a screenshot of a patient's medical records showing she had a sexually transmitted disease, a judge ruled.
Lisa Hayward has been appointed senior VP and general counsel of Seattle Children's Hospital.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday is scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case that pits insurers against beneficiaries when it comes to who's entitled to money won in court after an injury.