A judge on Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.
A ruling Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board could complicate relations between healthcare organizations and their workers employed by staffing agencies. Healthcare staffing firms may become a target for unions looking to organize workers in multiple facilities in one fell swoop.
Both supporters and critics view the release Thursday of long-awaited federal guidance on the 340B Drug Pricing Program as a much-needed step to understand compliance. But an initial review of the 90-page document has some stakeholders worried.
Just two months before the opening of the third open-enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act, state-based exchanges are looking for new ways to encourage people to sign up for health insurance.
One Louisiana psychiatrist believes there's an untold story as the nation marks the 10th anniversary of Katrina. That's how federal funds to address mental health needs didn't result in more effective, large-scale, long-term treatment programs for survivors.
Froedtert Health, a Milwaukee-based system, ended its fiscal 2015 in a better financial position than the previous year as it added patients, improved its payer mix and found ways to deliver care more efficiently.
The UPMC Health System, which has spent the past two years feuding with its largest commercial insurer, improved its financial standing in its fiscal 2015 by adding members to its own health plan.
Only 21 states are planning to switch their workers' compensation claims to ICD-10 coding on Oct. 1. Four more have regulations in the works.
Now that the Food and Drug Administration has given the OK to two pricey drugs that treat high cholesterol, health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers are evaluating if one drug should receive preferred coverage over the other.
Starting next week, providers in the Lone Star State will be able to receive reimbursement for conducting telemedicine visits with Medicaid-enrolled children while they're in school.