Catholic Health Initiatives halved its operating losses to $40.1 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2017, the hospital giant said.
Texas' Medicaid waiver could be 'canary in the coal mine' on abortion funding carve-outs
The Trump administration will soon review Texas' proposed plan to regain $300 million in federal funding for its family planning program that does not include Planned Parenthood or providers that support or perform abortions.
Inova’s joint-venture health plan with Aetna is exiting the Virginia exchange marketplace in 2018 to stem losses that are dampening an otherwise strong rebound at the system.
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Norton Healthcare in Kentucky saw strong investment gains, an area that has helped other health systems score earnings wins for the year.
Wisconsin last week unveiled plans to overhaul Medicaid by requiring members to pay insurance premiums and undergo a drug screening.
The state of Massachusetts sued Universal Health Services in federal court last week, accusing it of illegally charging Medicaid for outpatient mental health services by unqualified staff.
The CMS will allow cash-strapped Alabama to postpone its Medicaid privatization and restructuring demonstration.
Iowa's privatized Medicaid program has asked the federal government to pay up to $225 million in risk-corridor payments to make up for losses experienced by the health insurers that run the year-old managed-care program, and other regional news.
County officials in West Virginia have filed a federal lawsuit against drug distributors, saying lax monitoring exacerbated the region's opioid epidemic.
Dr. Ronald DePinho, president of MD Anderson Cancer Center since 2011, is stepping down from heading the financially troubled hospital effective this May.
Texas law would allow pharmacists to prescribe antibiotics, other drugs, and other Southern regional news
In an effort to expand access to care, a proposed Texas law would allow pharmacists to authorize certain prescriptions, including antibiotics.
Emory Healthcare has been hit with a cyberattack that compromised the records of nearly 80,000 patients who used an online appointment system.
Piedmont Healthcare, a seven-hospital system based in Atlanta, has agreed to take over and operate 27 Walgreens in-store retail clinics in the metropolitan area.
Facing a growing opioid epidemic, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed bills that allow community organizations to dispense naloxone, an overdose-reversal drug and another measure that mandates all opioids be electronically prescribed by 2020.
Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth has agreed to sell its laboratory services business to Quest Diagnostics and hire Quest to manage the 11 labs that it operates at its hospitals and ambulatory centers.
The CMS may cut Alabama's Medicaid funding after learning state officials reject people eligible for Medicaid coverage if they are found to have engaged in fraud or abuse but were never convicted of any criminal act.
Republican lawmakers in Georgia, empowered by their native son's confirmation as HHS secretary, want to be the first in the nation to seek a per-capita cap waiver for Medicaid.
Texas officials hope President Donald Trump's administration will be more receptive to allowing the state to maintain funds that fund care for the uninsured.