The guide is the newest addition to an online resource center for healthcare providers on how to implement and use health IT to advance care information and delivery.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell last week unveiled a bill that would prevent a government shutdown and provide more than $1 billion to battle the Zika virus.
Under the bipartisan law, patients who went to in-network facilities for care would have to pay only in-network cost-sharing. This applies to non-emergency care, since emergency physicians in California already are barred from balance billing patients.
The Service Employees International Union wants the attorney general of New Jersey to force a sale of five Prime Healthcare Services hospitals in response to a federal lawsuit against the hospital chain alleging it fraudulently billed Medicare.
A skilled-nursing facility company and two of its executives will pay $30 million to settle allegations that they charged the government for medically unnecessary rehabilitation therapy services.
The U.S. Supreme Court made its first move toward weighing in on whether Dignity Health and faith-based companies have to comply with federal regulations for costly worker pension plans.
Senators castigated Wells Fargo & Co. CEO John Stumpf on Tuesday about the banking giant's customer account scandal. Questions were raised about the Wells Fargo board—which includes Dignity Health CEO Lloyd Dean—and whether it would take further action against top executives.
LabMD has called on the agency to hold off on enforcing its ruling that the company's data-security practices violated federal law, claiming it has been irreparably harmed by the FTC's decision, which it said was "unconstitutional, unsupported by evidence and contrary to law."
Although the Chicago-area hospital group claimed the organizations’ allegations were made outside of the time limit, U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang said the case can go forward under a 2004 Federal Trade Commission antitrust challenge of the deal.
A group of managed-care organizations can sue NorthShore University HealthSystem over allegations that they were charged anticompetitive prices for healthcare after the 2000 merger that created the system.
Consumer review company Yelp, which includes star ratings of hospitals and physician practices from patients, is not liable for negative reviews on its site, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Teladoc has urged a federal appeals court not to toss out its challenge of the Texas Medical Board's controversial telemedicine restrictions.