Congress approved bipartisan legislation aimed at preventing premium increases that some small businesses were expecting next year under the Affordable Care Act. The law now defines small businesses as those with up to 50 employees.
Cone Health joins the ranks of health systems entering the insurance business as it begins to market its new Medicare Advantage plan.
The ACLU claims Trinity Health violates the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act by refusing to terminate pregnancies for women suffering life-threatening complications.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and George Washington University Hospital are being sued by patients who said they were charged thousands of dollars to obtain medical records. A lawsuit claims the hospitals violated District of Columbia consumer protection laws.
HCA is at least the sixth hospital system to settle with the government as part of a yearslong, national investigation into the suspected overuse of implantable cardio-defibrillators.
Hospitals are on multiple pathways, and each is at a different starting point and moving at a different speed, depending on the community and market in which it operates. But all are engaged in massive experimentation, writes American Hospital Association CEO Rick Pollack.
A Texas health system is under fire for calling the police on an undocumented immigrant who presented a fake ID along with a valid insurance card. The episode highlights challenges faced by providers who treat patients living in the U.S. without authorization.
Prime Healthcare Services is suing California Attorney General Kamala Harris over the hefty conditions that she imposed on the proposed sale of Daughters of Charity Health System.
The House's lawsuit against the Obama administration over the Affordable Care Act will likely move forward despite Speaker John Boehner's surprise announcement last week that he would resign at the end of October.
The White House is wasting no time challenging a judge's decision to allow House Republicans to sue the administration over its implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
A memo distributed Sept. 9 shows the government may be getting serious about pursuing healthcare executives tangled in fraud allegations. Experts say the move could help the government in its perpetual fight against healthcare fraud.
A federal appeals court last week sided for the first time against the Obama administration's policy intended to ensure that employees of not-for-profit religious organizations can get birth control at no cost.