Healthcare providers and insurers were busy implementing healthcare reform in 2014, millions of uninsured Americans gained coverage, and healthcare spending growth remained modest even as partisan warfare over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continued in full force.
Ideas written into law in 2010 to push hospitals toward better and safer care are now a pervasive part of doing business with Medicare.
Alaska's new Medicaid expansion project director plans to extend healthcare coverage to some of the state's lowest-income residents.
Opponents of the healthcare reform law tried this year to kill it with a thousand legal cuts, and one of those attacks in particular may yet prove disabling.
A child who was isolated as a potential Ebola case was released Saturday from the University of Chicago Medical Center after tests for the virus came back negative.
A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by hospitals seeking to compel HHS to meet statutory timelines for processing appeals to recovery audits. The American Hospital Association said in a statement that it disagrees with the court's decision and expects to file an appeal.
The indictment of 14 people Wednesday—including two pharmacists on charges of second-degree murder—was the latest in a string of actions taken in response to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounder.
Colorado's congressional delegation has sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs urging the agency to come up with a plan to continue construction of Denver's new VA hospital.
The use of personal health records by veterans remains low, paralleling the experience of the private healthcare sector. Only 30% of veterans had registered for the VA's patient portal and only 17% had authenticated their identity, giving them access to their health data and other functions as of...