A new brief filed by those asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the Obamacare premium subsidies focuses on what they fear are the government's strongest arguments for upholding the subsidies, experts say.
Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright will be the new president and CEO of the Medical Group Management Association effective March 23, the association announced last Friday.
The Department of Justice has asked health insurer Humana for more information about its Medicare Advantage risk-adjustment practices, based on a whistle-blower lawsuit from several years ago, Humana said last week in a regulatory filing.
An $8.5 million medical malpractice award against MDVIP, a leading concierge medical practice company, may open the door to more lawsuits seeking to hold concierge firms liable for errors committed by their affiliated physicians.
A federal appeals court that ruled against St. Luke's Health System's acquisition of a physician group should waste no time in lifting its stay on a lower court's earlier order for St. Luke's to divest the group, plaintiffs in the case argued this week.
A Florida jury awarded an $8.5 million judgment against the MDVIP concierge-medicine network in a case that may have hinged on marketing practice as much as it did on medical malpractice.
Medical-device maker Boston Scientific Corp. will pay Johnson & Johnson $600 million to resolve a dispute over J&J's 2006 acquisition of Guidant.
Prime Healthcare Services and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan have taken a step back from their ongoing legal feuds and agreed to dismiss lawsuits against each other and go to binding arbitration.
Health systems acquiring medical groups cannot simply argue that their deals will improve patient care, following an appeals court decision last week in the closely watched St. Luke's Health System antitrust case.
A division of Ohio-based Cardinal Health has been named in a whistle-blower lawsuit for alleged violations of federal healthcare fraud and abuse laws, according to a company Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Hiring across healthcare in January continued the uptick seen at the end of last year, adding 38,300 jobs across ambulatory care, hospitals and skilled nursing.
Canada's highest court struck down a ban on doctor-assisted suicide for mentally competent patients with terminal illnesses Friday, declaring that outlawing that option deprives dying people of their dignity and autonomy.