HHS' Office for Civil Rights is investigating Banner Health following a 2016 cyberattack that may have affected 3.7 million patients. The Phoenix-based not-for-profit system anticipates that it may receive negative findings and be fined.
The CMS may revoke Wake Forest Baptist Health's ability to bill Medicare after several patients received erroneous cancer diagnoses due to poor lab oversight.
Hospitals' Medicare margins are expected to continue falling in 2018, according to MedPAC. The aggregate margin hit a negative 9.6% across hospitals in 2016 and could sink to a negative 11% this year.
Aberdeen, Wash.-based Grays Harbor Community Hospital laid off nearly a quarter of its executive leaders following a disappointing 2017 mired by low volumes and continued reimbursement reductions.
The newly renamed National Association for Behavioral Healthcare says the name change reflects its evolving priorities in light of the ongoing opioid-addiction epidemic and push to integrate behavioral health into primary-care settings.
New accounting guidance changes the way hospitals report bad debt, which complicates community benefit reporting by not-for-profit health systems.
Providers are borrowing ideas from other industries to try to make life easier for consumers, which will be a boon for technology, construction and architecture firms.
Allina's former vice president of talent and human resources, David Matthew Johnson, pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the system.
Transparency was the buzzword at Thursday's Senate health committee hearing as lawmakers made their first move toward increasing reporting demands for hospitals in the 340B drug discount program.
Modern Healthcare incorrectly reported that Wellington had sold the entirety of its stake in CHS, when it did not own any common shares in the hospital chain, stemming from a mistake it corrected in an SEC filing.
As Match Day approaches, a new report suggests medical schools don't have clear policies to assist students with disabilities, and many students fail to request help as they worry it could hinder their success in that hyper-competitive environment.
Many systems like Hackensack Meridian Health are looking to establish an all-in-one regional presence that better integrates behavioral health services, which has been a particularly fragmented sector of the industry, exacerbated by issues like the opioid epidemic.