One of the nation's largest health systems will for the first time set a systemwide minimum wage of $11 an hour.
The health insurance industry has been abuzz the past few weeks with speculation that a big merger is near. Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Corp. and Humana have all been at its epicenter. But do the rumblings really predict a seismic deal?
Aetna shareholders voted against a measure that would have required the health insurance giant to disclose political donations made to not-for-profit groups. The vote still signals that many investors at Aetna and other large companies want more transparency for political spending.
Dr. Troyen Brennan is executive vice president and chief medical officer at CVS Health Corp. Modern Healthcare recently talked with Brennan about CVS' decision to drop the sale of tobacco products at its stores, the growing role of retail clinics and the chain's mission to help patients manage...
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says in a new report that the U.S. could address income inequality and strengthen the economy by expanding Medicare and allowing Part D to negotiate all drug prices.
A UnitedHealthcare pilot to control rising clinical laboratory costs in Florida has sparked an uprising among physicians and lab companies who say the program is burdensome and unfairly limits competition.
Aetna beat earnings estimates and recorded $777.5 million of profit in the first quarter this year, prompting the Hartford, Conn.-based health insurer to raise profit predictions for the rest of the year.
Total compensation for some of the highest-paid CEOs in the healthcare industry increased faster than their companies' profits last year, a Modern Healthcare analysis of the first firms to report executive pay found.
If UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter earnings report on April 16 is a harbinger, other publicly traded health insurers will soon be popping their own Champagne corks.
The CMS has fined Medicare Advantage health plans at a record pace so far in 2015, as the government agency attempts to live up to its promise of cracking down on bad practices.
Roughly 6 million people chose their employer-sponsored health benefits through a private insurance exchange for 2015, according to consulting firm Accenture.
Healthcare consumers have a new tool to compare prices using data from some of the largest U.S. health insurers, but comparison shopping will remain a challenge for most.