A nationwide survey of nearly 700 patients who either experienced harm themselves or whose relatives were harmed by medical errors reveals that trust makes a difference in whether those patients and families take legal action.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in every state will have mixed effects for same-sex couples when it comes to Medicaid. The ruling will affect coverage rules for both medical and long-term-care benefits.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case next term on whether a self-funded insurer should have to turn over certain information to the state of Vermont, a case that could have far-reaching implications over who controls certain healthcare data.
The U.S. Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas' 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them.
Law firms appearing on Modern Healthcare's annual ranking of the largest healthcare law firms are awash with new business opportunities as the healthcare industry continues to transform, firm leaders say.
The U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 decision upholding premium subsidies for Americans in all states doesn't necessarily drive a stake through the heart of all anti-Obamacare litigation, but legal experts agreed it does send a discouraging message to the law's legal foes.
The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision granting all same-sex couples the right to marry will change the health insurance landscape.
Hospital leaders say they're moving ahead with delivery-system reforms that keep their populations healthy now that the U.S. Supreme Court has removed uncertainty about the continuation of premium subsidies. They hope the subsidies ruling will clear the way for more states to expand Medicaid to...
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act's premium subsidies in all states was a huge relief to health insurers, potentially encouraging them to step up their participation in the individual exchange market. Now attention turns to tension between insurers and regulators...
The landmark Supreme Court 5-4 decision Friday granting all same-sex couples the right to marry is significant for civil rights, but it also will likely change the health insurance landscape. Court challenges to domestic partner benefits limited to same-sex couples could find more success. Some...
A U.S. appeals court panel has ruled that certain provisions in the Affordable Care Act dealing with birth control don't violate the religious rights of faith-based groups under federal law.
Experts who have studied human trafficking say a victim's most promising lifeline could be a healthcare provider. That's why a number of hospitals and health systems around the country have launched training programs for their staff on how to identify and treat trafficking victims.