Hospital executives who paraded before investors last week at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco put on a brave face about the coming repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System are taking time to tweak their merger application after federal regulators and prominent health economists slammed the deal.
Two Republican committee chairmen want Congress to consider cutting “optional” Medicaid eligibility and benefit categories as a way to control the growth of Medicaid spending.
The Obama administration has released a final privacy rule that makes it easier to share the medical history of people undergoing substance abuse treatment in federally funded drug and alcohol treatment programs.
Dr. Selwyn Rogers Jr., a trauma surgeon who wants to help tackle the gun violence epidemic in Chicago, has been tapped to lead University of Chicago Medicine's new adult trauma center.
Smithies won the Nobel Prize for developing a technique used to manipulate genes in mice. The advance enhanced genetic research to better understand cancer, obesity, heart diseases and other diseases.
By a near party-line 227-198 vote, the House approved a budget Friday that prevents Democrats from using a Senate filibuster to derail a blueprint that would repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
More than 11.8 million Medicare beneficiaries have received discounts topping $26.8 billion, or an average of $2,272 per person, on prescription drugs since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, the HHS reports.
Two congressional Republicans have introduced a resolution that would stop the District of Columbia from allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives with the help of a doctor.
Republicans risk crashing the individual insurance markets if they repeal the Affordable Care Act without immediately replacing it. That's the prevailing fear among policy experts, but it's not what some prominent insurance industry leaders are saying.