Congress approved bipartisan legislation aimed at preventing premium increases that some small businesses were expecting next year under the Affordable Care Act. The law now defines small businesses as those with up to 50 employees.
The ACLU claims Trinity Health violates the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act by refusing to terminate pregnancies for women suffering life-threatening complications.
Until 2012, before the Affordable Care Act began cutting revenue, most tax-exempt hospitals in Southeast Michigan made profits on their Medicare business. Since then, reimbursement cuts, readmissions penalties and overpayment recoveries have eroded profits for many Detroit-area hospitals and health...
A divided House voted to block Planned Parenthood's federal funds for a year, as Republican leaders labored to keep GOP outrage over abortion from resulting in a government shutdown.
Not-for-profit Trinity Health will acquire St. Mary's Health System in Waterbury, Conn., adding to the formation of a new market for the system in New England.
Erin Denholm has been appointed CEO of Trinity Home Health Services, a division of Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health systems with 86 hospitals, including 12 in Michigan.
Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest health systems, closed on a deal to sell a Michigan hospital to Prime Healthcare Services under a strategy to shed struggling hospitals.
St. Joseph's Health, Syracuse, N.Y., which recently became part of the Trinity Health network, reported mounting expenses in the first half of 2015 because of a staffing shortage, new equipment purchases and consulting fees.
St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, N.J., hopes its bankruptcy filing last week will ease the way for a sale to for-profit Prime Healthcare Services.
Anthem's announced $54.2 billion takeover of Cigna Corp. last week is the latest and largest sign of health insurers' lust for scale. But at the heart of the merger momentum is their desire to expand their government business, particularly in the lucrative Medicare Advantage market.
About 40 health systems have started venture funds. The lure is the potential for big payoffs and the promise of getting in on the ground floor with effective new healthcare technologies and services. But most startups fail to deliver on venture capitalists' investment.
Hospital leaders expressed relief and delight Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court solidified the future of subsidized insurance for low- and middle-income Americans in all 50 states under the Affordable Care Act.