Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) hope a gathering of mental health professionals this week will remind their fellow legislators that time is running out to reform the country's mental health system.
The government-run, 49-bed facility in Morehouse Parish has turned to Community Hospital Corp., which specializes in helping troubled rural hospitals, after talks with for-profit Iaisis Healthcare broke down.
Even as the White House touts the Affordable Care Act's successful coverage of nearly 20 million people, residents across the country are struggling to access and afford healthcare and social service programs.
Schumacher Clinical Partners, a physician staffing company with 5,200 doctors contracted to hospitals, is acquiring ECI Healthcare Partners. Terms were not disclosed.
It's been nearly three years since former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin stepped away from the public eye as the nation's top doctor. As the driving force behind the creation of the White House's National Prevention Strategy, she worked to reduce preventable illness as a means of...
NYC Health & Hospitals has named two new CEOs among recent leadership appointments.
Richard Kronick will step down as director of HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, effective March 18. He will return to the University of California at San Diego, where he became a faculty member in 1991.
The complaint that Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas, Louisiana, Indiana and Nebraska filed in the Northern District of Texas takes issue with the Health Insurance Providers Fee assessed to health insurers to cover federal subsidies.
Hospital systems that have acquired physician practices and outpatient treatment centers are wrestling with how to integrate them into their existing supply-chain distribution system. The goal is to extend the low prices achieved through bulk purchasing to these geographically dispersed facilities.
A state mandate that doctors who provide abortions must have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
On his first full day in office, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards reversed course from his Republican predecessor Tuesday and started the process of expanding Louisiana's Medicaid program.
The struggle to persuade Republican state officials across the country to expand Medicaid to millions of uninsured, low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act will continue in 2016, even as GOP presidential candidates heading into the November elections promise to repeal the law.