The Obama administration this week hopes to block yet another lawsuit that could disrupt the Affordable Care Act, arguing that the plaintiffs lack standing to sue.
A report issued last week by court-approved researchers provides a detailed look at medical care in Illinois prisons, outlining delays in treatment, desultory follow-up care and poor record-keeping. The filing claims a host of issues could have cut short the lives of some inmates.
CVS is buying the pharmacy benefits provider Omnicare in a deal valued estimated at $12.7 billion.
While there are no exact statistics about the prevalence of drug theft in healthcare facilities, experts agree it is widespread, and a Minnesota coalition can point to progress against the problem.
The CMS is appearing to blink in its stare-down with Florida over Medicaid expansion. The agency informed state officials last week that it tentatively plans to renew a waiver that has provided Florida billions in supplemental Medicaid funding to help hospitals with uncompensated-care costs.
A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries, federal officials alleged Tuesday in one of the largest...
Virginia Mason Medical Center has taken the unusual step of teaming up with a patient's widow to sue medical-device manufacturer Olympus over contaminated duodenoscopes, which sickened 32 patients between November 2012 and January 2014. Eleven patients died.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald has directed the department's inspector general to investigate a whistle-blower's claims that the VA spends some $5 billion a year on prosthetics and other supplies without contracts.
The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into previously disclosed allegations that Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospitals paid kickbacks for maternity referrals.
Regarding the article “Getting the data stream flowing: Hospitals want monitoring devices and EHRs to communicate”, entering vitals such as blood pressure, respiration rate and oxygen saturation from electronic monitors directly into the electronic health record saves time and...
An investment banker at a Manhattan firm and his father were charged Thursday with using inside information to earn over $1 million illegally by trading in securities of five healthcare companies.
Nine Florida hospitals have agreed to pay $6.2 million to settle allegations that they led ambulance companies to bill Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary rides in a case that could have implications for hospitals across the country.