Florida rejects caps in malpractice cases, Wisconsin softens provisions of Medicaid waiver and other regional news.
Wisconsin has revised its controversial waiver requiring Medicaid members to pay premiums and undergo drug screening to participate in the program, after receiving criticism from the public.
Wisconsin last week unveiled plans to overhaul Medicaid by requiring members to pay insurance premiums and undergo a drug screening.
Services like HealthLoop are increasingly in demand as Medicare changes its payment system to encourage hospitals to become more responsible for patients' clinical and financial outcomes over the entire episode of care—that is from the time they were admitted to the hospital until 90 days...
Dr. Mike Schatzlein, senior VP of Ascension Health and ministry market executive for Ascension's Indiana and Tennessee markets, will retire after six years with the St. Louis-based system, effective Dec. 31.
A judge has ruled that Wisconsin health officials went too far trying to recoup Medicaid payments from dozens of independent nurses who care for severely disabled patients in their homes.
For the most part, the U.S. healthcare system treats oral health and medical health as separate areas of care, but some providers are going against the grain and seeing profound benefits for patients.
House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to replace the ACA and fundamentally change federal Medicaid funding. Providers and patients in his home district are leery of the proposals, which would drive the healthcare agenda under a Trump administration.
Everyone agrees the Affordable Care Act exchanges need more people to sign up for coverage to make those marketplaces more stable. But many Americans haven't enrolled because they find the health insurance confusing.
A Wisconsin health system and its employees cannot be sued over inappropriate access to patient medical records under a state law, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled Tuesday.
At least 1,000 unionized nurses, support staff and community leaders have signed a petition to address concerns that Ascension Wisconsin has plans to cut staff and services at St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee.
Beth Killoran has been named CIO of HHS, a cybersecurity and privacy protection position she's held in interim capacity for eight months.