Get ready for another chapter in the prolonged saga of whether Idaho's St. Luke's Health System violated antitrust laws when it acquired a physician group.
Robinson Health System in Ravenna, Ohio, has agreed to pay $10 million to the federal government to settle claims that it engaged in illegal financial relationships with referring physicians.
The Federal Trade Commission's decision to take more time to examine the proposed merger between Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem in Illinois is in line with what legal experts say is the agency's move to apply more scrutiny to deals between hospitals in adjoining markets.
Medical device manufacturer Medtronic and several affiliates have paid $4.4 million to settle allegations that they sold products to the U.S. government that were made in China and Malaysia in violation of federal law.
More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were deliberately infected with venereal diseases without their consent.
State regulatory boards may want to change their ways to avoid antitrust liability following a recent Supreme Court decision against a North Carolina dental board, Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen said in a speech Tuesday.
Two prominent voices in the debate over the legality of premium subsidies will go head to head Wednesday on the question of whether healthcare reform is succeeding, five years after the Affordable Care Act was signed into law.
Strong new evidence has emerged undercutting one of the key arguments Obamacare foes are using in their U.S. Supreme Court case to disallow premium subsidies in states using the federal insurance exchange.
A federal judge on Friday struck down a Wisconsin law requiring doctors performing abortions to get hospital admitting privileges, ruling that any benefits to women's health from the requirement are "substantially outweighed" by restricting women's access to abortion.
New York's attempt to become the first state to penalize physicians who don't use e-prescription software has been pushed back a year and an old health information technology villain is being blamed—software that has yet to be certified for provider use.
Adventist Health System has agreed to pay the federal government $5.4 million to settle allegations that radiation oncology services provided to Medicare and Tricare beneficiaries were not properly supervised, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, N.C., dramatically reduced the number of lawsuits it faces and its professional liability insurance premiums after adopting a specific methodology for handling patient complaints and grievances.