CVS is buying the pharmacy benefits provider Omnicare in a deal valued estimated at $12.7 billion.
Federal investigators say the current process to review and recommend how Medicare pays doctors leaves it susceptible to inaccurate reporting and conflicts of interests.
The most expensive 5% of Medicaid beneficiaries nationally accounted for nearly half of program spending from 2009 to 2011, the Government Accountability Office reports.
Drug shortages, such as those involving saline solution and the antibiotic piperacillin/tazobactam that are currently challenging hospitals, represent a complex problem that affects the ability of hospitals and other healthcare providers to treat their most vulnerable patients. Though recent...
The CMS could save billions of dollars if it did a better job vetting Medicaid demonstration waiver applications, according to the Government Accountability Office.
“Good riddance.” That was the two-word statement issued by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) on hearing the news that Glenn Haggstrom, the Veterans Affairs Department chief of acquisition, logistics and construction, had resigned last week.
HealthCare.gov still has issues that need to be addressed to ensure long-term functionality, despite the series of fixes HHS already has made to the site, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a report issued Wednesday.
The Veterans Affairs Department has taken little to no action on more than 100 recommendations it has received to help improve the quality of healthcare it offers veterans, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released late Wednesday.
A New Mexico Health Department supervisor says she has been targeted by the agency after complaining about understaffing in the division that certifies health care facilities to receive Medicaid funds.
A select few health insurance companies control a large portion of the individual and employer markets in each state, a new report from the GAO finds. But it's unclear how Obamacare will affect those figures, as more insurers rush to give people more health plan options.
Were patients really sicker? Lawsuits say Medicare Advantage plans inflated diagnoses to boost payments
Critics say the Medicare Advantage program's patient risk-score payment model offers a strong incentive to manipulate the scores, though plans say allegations of improper scoring are a result of invalid audit methods.
The CMS shows a lack of financial accountability and poor recordkeeping regarding federal healthcare law-related expenditures, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.