Implied certification can impose liability where a contractor has engaged in a lie by omission, such as failing to disclose its noncompliance. The decision could bring more False Claims Act cases against providers.
AmSurg and Envision Healthcare announced Wednesday that they have agreed to combine forces, creating one of the largest physician staffing companies in the country.
The Federal Trade Commission will appeal a judge's decision to allow a merger between two Chicago-area health systems, the FTC said in court filings Wednesday.
The Affordable Care Act's exchanges have not been a bust for every health insurer. Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliate made a profit of almost a half-billion dollars on the ACA's new individual plans last year.
The Federal Reserve decided Wednesday to hold interest rates at historic lows, continuing the positive borrowing environment that has aided hospitals and the healthcare industry for years.
Kindred Healthcare, Louisville, Ky., and Palomar Health will jointly own the 52-bed rehabilitation hospital in San Diego.
Mega-mergers by commercial insurers are prompting mergers by hospitals and creating an arms race that is not improving the cost of care for consumers.The real secret weapon is big data, which is still years away from being properly harnessed and shared among providers so they can manage the health...
A judge delivered the Federal Trade Commission a major setback Tuesday in one of its biggest hospital cases in years, and experts say the decision could embolden even more hospitals to consolidate.
Dr. Kenneth Davis, Mount Sinai president and chief executive, and a number of the health system's wealthy benefactors, including billionaire Carl Icahn, are addressing issues ranging from the plans to downsize ("We remain open for business") to single-payer ("It's very unlikely").
When drug costs rose $20 million in one year for Beaumont Health in suburban Detroit, CEO John Fox asked executives like Kathy Pawlicki, vice president for pharmacy, why and what could be done about it.
MedData, a company providing technology-enabled healthcare services owned by Florida-based Mednax, is acquiring Cardon Outreach.
Drugmakers are making increased use of consumer coupons, which are designed to thwart the high copays used by pharmacy benefit managers and insurers to channel consumers to less-costly generic drugs.