New York and Minnesota are suing HHS over its sudden decision to end federal funding for health programs in their states that cover low-income individuals who aren't eligible for Medicaid.
A Florida-based provider accused Allscripts of failing to take necessary precautions to prevent a ransomware attack that shut down its cloud-based EHR and forced clients to cancel business.
A Tennessee judge on Friday declined to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Community Health Systems and its Fort Wayne, Ind., subsidiary Lutheran Health Network against Lutheran's former CEO Brian Bauer.
Groups representing Kentucky Medicaid beneficiaries sued the federal government Wednesday to block the state from implementing its Medicaid waiver program that includes a work requirement.
Health insurer Aetna has agreed to pay $17 million to settle claims that it breached the privacy of thousands of customers who take HIV medications.
The Federal Circuit's ultimate decision on whether the federal government must fulfill risk-corridor payments could affect billions of dollars in unpaid claims. Insurers claim the government legally can't default on its obligation to make the payments when Congress takes away the money stream.
A federal judge urged participants on all sides of lawsuits against drugmakers and distributors to work toward a common goal of reducing overdose deaths. He said the issue has come to courts because "other branches of government have punted" it.
A slew of cities and counties in Indiana have joined the growing ranks of municipalities and states that have sued the major drug distributors for allegedly overlooking suspicious opioid prescriptions and fueling the abuse epidemic.
The settlement by EHR vendor eClinicalWorks one of the largest in healthcare this year.
Although the University of Connecticut Health Center had an internal reporting system for sexual harassment claims, a federal appeals court said it was liable because it failed to alert supervisors of an employee's previous misconduct and protect other employees from harassment.
As discussion of sexual harassment in healthcare grows, an ambulatory surgery center charge nurse has sued a prominent Los Angeles eye surgeon and the Cedars-Sinai Health System for battery, sexual harassment and discrimination.
A federal appeals court has revived an $891 million securities fraud lawsuit against Community Health Systems that alleged the company misled investors on its financial health.