Advocacy groups sued to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement in federal court, two months after they won a federal ruling halting Kentucky's similar waiver program.
A major player in 340B drug discount reforms, Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) can't serve on the House Energy & Commerce Committee, a key health committee, until federal charges of insider trading are resolved.
Rockwell Medical has hired a new CEO after reaching a settlement that includes $1.5 million in payments to two former top executives and two directors over disagreements on how to sell Triferic, the company's most promising drug.
HHS revealed it has made progress reducing its Medicare appeals backlog and won't need to pursue the AHA's suggestions to expedite pending cases. But the agency conceded it won't be able to meet a federal judge's requirement to eliminate the backlog by the end of 2020.
Baltimore, Chicago, Columbus and Cincinnati sued the Trump administration over its regulatory dismantling of the Affordable Care Act, claiming that federal actions are already overtaxing their health departments.
Twelve Democratic attorneys general sued to block the Trump administration's new rule making it easier for small firms and individuals to band together in association health plans free from Affordable Care Act market rules.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversed a lower court's ruling that UPMC had to cover Highmark Medicare Advantage members in-network through 2019, marking the end of a long-standing feud between the state's largest health system and insurer.
The three-judge panel sided with the federal government and rejected the American Hospital Association's attempt to stop Medicare Part B payment cuts to 340B hospitals. The hospitals vowed to continue fighting the cuts.
The American College of Emergency Physicians and the Medical Association of Georgia sued Anthem's Georgia subsidiary in a bid to force the insurer to end its controversial emergency department policy.
A federal district judge rejected Planned Parenthood and the ACLU's bid to freeze the Trump administration's new funding criteria for the Title X family planning program, leaving the existing network of grantees in limbo.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, nominated to be the newest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, has written opinions and law review articles that offer hope and caution for the future of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion.
The mainstream medical community has avoided engaging in the abortion debate in the years since Roe v. Wade, but it still holds a key role in future fights.