Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appellate judge, comes with a long paper trail on healthcare issues including the Affordable Care Act. His conservative credentials nearly guarantee strong opposition from Senate Democrats and liberal advocates.
The question now is whether the CMS will reconsider its waiver approvals or risk more lawsuits and potential derailment of work requirements.
Rockwell Medical has responded to a whistle-blower lawsuit by its former CEO Rob Chioini and former CFO Thomas Klema by denying all allegations and countersuing the two former executives in federal court in Detroit.
Kentucky's Medicaid beneficiaries will continue to receive the limited dental and vision benefits they've had all along, despite Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's announcement the state would cut coverage after its work requirement was shot down in court.
The state's highest court said New York City health officials can mandate annual flu vaccines for children in city-regulated day care and preschool, reversing lower court rulings.
Gov. Matt Bevin's administration is cutting dental and vision coverage for nearly a half-million Kentuckians after his Medicaid overhaul plan was rejected in court.
Attorneys for the families said the Denver-based company treated the patients with GranuFlo, a product known to cause toxic pH imbalances.
American political dynamics around healthcare and other issues could be changed by a U.S. Supreme Court decision Wednesday that significantly weakens public-sector labor unions.
The retirement of the high court's swing vote has spurred vocal outcry from abortion-rights groups as anti-abortion activists eye potentially overturning Roe v. Wade as the bench turns more conservative.
In a ruling with major ramifications for healthcare organizations, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that public-sector labor unions cannot collect mandatory service fees from members for representing them in contract negotiations.
A federal court has received the American Hospital Association's ideas on reducing the huge backlog of denied Medicare claims. A federal judge may mandate HHS to follow some or all of the ideas in order to curb the ever-growing number of appeals.
Prime Healthcare can challenge Humana's alleged underpayment for healthcare services delivered to Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, a federal court judge said in a potentially precedent-setting ruling.