Nearly 9 out of 10 caregivers for older Americans are unpaid, and those individuals work longer hours and receive less government support than their paid counterparts, according to a new study.
The GOP-backed effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act may be losing steam for now. That's good news for rural hospitals, but the rural sector's problems are far from resolved.
Facing the potential for high premium increases, New Hampshire will seek a waiver allowing it to create a high-risk fund for individuals on the marketplace. The state's Republican governor immediately pushed back on the proposal, and he could prevent the plan from reaching federal officials.
After another round of setbacks, congressional Republicans must regroup and assess their options for repealing, replacing or keeping the Affordable Care Act. They'll need to weigh a number of policy--and political--decisions.
Public health leaders nationwide are searching for any innovative intervention that can help turn the tide in fighting the opioid epidemic, and they may have found one.
A VHA pilot program hopes to pull patient data from military and commercial electronic health record systems, applications, devices and wearables and send it to a patient's healthcare team in real-time.
The Chicago U.S. Attorney's Office is creating a new unit to prosecute healthcare fraud, a move that tantalizes the city's white-collar defense lawyers with the promise of more work.
Drugmakers Baxter International and Claris Injectables agreed to divest two pharmaceutical products to settle Federal Trade Commission antitrust concerns over Baxter's proposed $625 million acquisition of Claris' injectable drugs business.
The U.S. Digital Service is creating application programming interfaces to make MACRA participation easier, according to an agency report presented to Congress.