Kite Pharma's newly approved blood cancer treatment, Yescarta, uses gene therapy techniques not to fix disease-causing genes but to turbocharge T cells, immune system soldiers that cancer can often evade.
Some hospitals in northeast Ohio are adding attorneys to their care teams through medical-legal partnerships, or MLPs.
Legal experts say 19 state attorneys general face an uphill battle to convince a federal judge that the Trump administration is legally obligated to fund cost-sharing subsidies to insurers.
The U.S. Justice Department dumped its lawsuit accusing UnitedHealth Group and affiliated health plans of exaggerating how sick its patients were to score millions of dollars in inflated Medicare Advantage payments.
The rulings said home health aides who don't live full time with their clients should be paid for every hour of a 24-hour shift.
Attorneys general in 19 states have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over his decision to stop payments that lower health insurance deductibles and co-pays for millions of Americans with modest incomes.
On Oct. 17 the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hear testimony from officials representing big pharma, generic drug manufacturers and pharmacists in an attempt to understand prescription drug costs.
Former Cleveland Clinic Innovations executive director Gary Fingerhut has pleaded guilty to two charges related to a scheme that allegedly cost the clinic more than $2.7 million.
The Trump administration has not been bashful about its desire to scale back several initiatives launched under its predecessor. Perhaps the most significant actions have been steps to reverse course on mandating that providers participate in various alternative-payment programs.
A federal judge tossed the Department of Justice's suit claiming UnitedHealth Group scored millions in inflated Medicare Advantage payments, striking a blow against the feds' latest attempt to fight medical upcoding and alleged fraud.
President Donald Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law.
The four HCA hospitals in the Houston area allegedly secured free or heavily discounted patient ambulance services in exchange for their Medicare and Medicaid transport business.