Indiana awarded new managed Medicaid contracts to four out of five bidding private health insurers. UnitedHealthcare was the lone company to miss the cut because its proposed costs were too high.
Indiana officials say the CMS is planning to use a biased survey to evaluate the state's conservative approach to Medicaid expansion.
In the wake of the demise of the HealthSpan insurance enterprise, Medical Mutual of Ohio and the MetroHealth System in Cleveland are hoping to scoop up some of that business with a new product—dubbed CLECare—that both parties say will offer roughly 15% lower premiums compared with other insurance products.
Attorneys for two Chicago-area hospital systems argued in federal court last week that a recent decision in a similar antitrust case in Pennsylvania supports the systems' case for being allowed to merge.
Ascension Wisconsin, the state's second-largest health system, will undergo a restructuring following its acquisition of three major healthcare systems in the past few years.
Beacon Health System in South Bend, Ind., has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
The South Side of Chicago may finally regain a trauma center to treat its most severely injured adults.
Froedtert Health is showing support and faith in the Avia Innovator Network by investing equity and joining its board of directors.
Illinois social-service advocates are girding themselves for the worst as a new ban on most overtime for home healthcare workers goes into effect.
Roughly 18 months after Anthem rocked the healthcare business community with a new provider-insurance alliance in California, the insurer has formulated another similar project. Anthem and Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care will co-own a new health insurance company.
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin system hopes to boost its cardiovascular program by partnering with the Cleveland Clinic.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich's administration wants to transition the state to a more conservative Medicaid expansion program that would allow it to drop adult beneficiaries who don't pay into a health savings account, regardless of their income.
Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis is jumping into the health insurance business with both feet with plans to acquire UCare.
Indiana University Health, the academic hospital system that controls large portions of the Hoosier state, grew its revenue in 2015, thanks in large part to the state's conservative Medicaid expansion.
Hospitals in Michigan would be required to post their master list of fees for services, procedures and medical supplies under a bill pending in the state Senate.
Operating losses continue to mount at struggling Land of Lincoln Health, totaling $90.8 million for the Obamacare health plan in 2015.
University of Chicago Medicine expects to pony up nearly $270 million to reopen an adult trauma center and expand services on its South Side campus.
A Michigan plan to extend expanded Medicaid coverage to thousands of children, young adults and expectant mothers might become the state's most aggressive tool for tracking the long-term consequences of lead poisoning from the city's contaminated water.
A $100 million lawsuit has been filed against McLaren Flint hospital and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on behalf of four patients who allegedly contracted Legionnaires’ disease while being treated at the facility.
Michigan's U.S. senators have requested $400 million to fix lead-contaminated water pipes in the city of Flint, which they describe as facing a public health crisis.