California's public hospitals will receive up to $472 million annually for the remaining four years of a waiver meant to reform the state's Medicaid program.
David Merritt has been named executive VP of public affairs and strategic initiatives at America's Health Insurance Plans.
The CMS continues to adjust its formula for distributing disproportionate-share payments for safety net hospitals based on initial assumptions about insurance coverage under the ACA that have not panned out.
The development-stage biotechnology company is working on JCAR015 as a treatment for a type of leukemia. It is the company's most advanced drug candidate and therefore the most visible indicator of progress for investors.
Modern Healthcare's recent cover story “The other victims of gun violence” calls attention to the important fact that, in the wake of disaster, trauma workers often need support and counseling just as much as the patients they treat.
A math teacher calculated to the dollar just how much she needed to bet to defeat veteran physician informatics consultant Dr. Harris Stutman on the TV game show “Jeopardy!” His three-day winning streak ended during a program that aired June 29.
The sequencing of the human genome represents the most significant breakthrough in healthcare over the past 40 years, according to Modern Healthcare readers.
A recently filed lawsuit alleging that a faulty electronic health record system caused patient harm may be among the first in a wave of such cases, even though most experts say the latest EHR systems are better designed than older models.
A provision within the new Medicare physician payment law eliminates the most popular types of Medigap plans and therefore will lead to future Medigap enrollees paying more out of pocket for their medical care.
Aetna's acquisition of Humana is creeping toward the finish line, getting an approval early last week from one of California's health insurance regulating bodies. The insurer's approval process stands in stark contrast to Anthem's purchase of Cigna Corp.
In June, Community Hospital of the Monterey (Calif.) Peninsula became the first hospital to partner with the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program, committing to only serve seafood that's been caught in a sustainable way.
Registered nurses at Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center began their four-day strike Thursday. The 1,300 unionized nurses claim the hospital inadequately staffs units, leading to unsafe conditions for patients.