UnitedHealth Group has agreed to buy Catamaran Corp., a publicly traded pharmacy benefits manager, for almost $12.8 billion in cash.
Sutter Health brought its operations out of the red in 2014, thanks to rising patient revenue and a significant decrease in its provision for bad debts.
Consumers with unpaid medical bills will get new leeway before those bills appear as black marks on their credit history under a new set of credit-reporting standards released this week.
American Addiction Centers, a Brentwood, Tenn.-based substance abuse treatment provider, has entered into an agreement to buy another facility, its third purchase since its initial public offering.
Economic data suggest certain parts of the labor market, including healthcare, are tightening. That means healthcare organizations may need to raise wages to attract and retain the most qualified workers.
Federal officials told lawmakers Tuesday that the 340B drug discount program needs greater transparency and more clarity about which providers and patients should be eligible.
Maui's only acute care hospital is considering eliminating cardiology and a birthing unit to cope with a $28 million cut to the state hospital system's budget for the Maui region.