Losses from underpriced policies mean some people buying health insurance for the coming year will be paying as much as 47% more.
Ascension intends to sell two of its Pacific Northwest hospitals to for-profit Capella Healthcare.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold premium subsidies through the federal exchange could spell the end of states establishing their own Affordable Care Act marketplaces. It could even prompt more states to turn over control of their exchanges to the federal government.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn., learned how high-deductible health plans change patient behavior when FedEx Corp. moved its 400,000 U.S. employees and dependents into the plans in January 2014.
Healthcare confronts climate change: Schools, providers focus on health effects to dampen political opposition
A number of medical, nursing and public health schools around the country are launching programs to train students about the effects of climate change on health and how to reduce its impact.
Don't count on many states to quickly establish their own insurance exchanges to keep their residents covered if the U.S. Supreme Court this month strikes down premium subsidies in states using the federal exchange.
San Francisco-based Dignity Health has tapped Stephen Foerster to serve as chief strategy officer for its Bay Area service area.
It's not yet clear whether a sweeping proposed rule governing Medicaid managed care will resolve coverage and access problems for the growing number of low-income adults and children in private Medicaid plans. But it's likely that there will be political jockeying over many of its provisions.
Many healthcare professionals and patient advocates, regardless of their stance on the emotionally charged issue, hope the recently reignited national debate over physician-assisted suicide will boost awareness and use of palliative care and hospice care.
California hospitals are reducing their nonessential water use as their state enters its fourth consecutive year of drought.
R. Craig McCoy has been named CEO at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, S.C., effective June 8.
Providence Health & Services saw operating margin gains last year as it treated more patients and reduced its bad debt, particularly in states that expanded their Medicaid programs.