Improper Medicaid payments hit $30 billion last year, according to the CMS. Now, the agency wants to educate states on how they can address the issue.
Federal authorities are investigating after a computer virus infected all electronic services of the Appalachian Regional Healthcare system in Kentucky and West Virginia.
The senators said in a letter that price hikes of more than 500% have jeopardized access to emergency allergy shots for many Americans. The letter was addressed to Heather Bresch, CEO of the pharmaceutical company that makes the devices, Mylan. Bresch is the daughter of Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.).
A former professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York allegedly shot the dean of the institution and one other man Monday outside a deli in Chappaqua, N.Y.
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services awarded a massive Medicaid bid Tuesday to AmeriHealth Caritas, Centene Corp. and UPMC after delaying the decision for several months.
A transgender man says a Dignity Health hospital allegedly canceled his hysterectomy a day before the scheduled operation because of the system's faith-based policies, according to local media reports. It's the latest challenge against the Catholic system's ethical and religious directives.
The former operator of three Miami-area home health agencies was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his involvement in a $57 million Medicare fraud scheme.
While the cost of EpiPens has taken the spotlight the past few weeks, another potentially life-saving drug is seeing similar spikes that are making it difficult for public health officials to expand its use to curb drug overdoses.
The CMS is proposing changes to the risk-adjustment program and other variations to keep more insurers from pulling out of the exchanges and to encourage more consumer participation.
The Health Care Transformation Task Force includes more than 40 executives from health systems, insurance companies, advocacy groups and consulting firms who have developed principles to help providers put patients first.