The move, which analysts say is long overdue considering the federal government owes more than $8 billion in risk-corridor payments, will slash Humana's year-end earnings per share by $2.45.
Don't expect LifePoint Health to be one of the bidders for the 17-plus hospitals that Community Health Systems in selling. LifePoint CEO Bill Carpenter told analysts this week that not-for-profit hospitals tend to be better turnaround candidates.
Some former executives at Insys Therapeutics have been charged in a kickback scheme that involved bribing clinicians to unnecessarily prescribe pain medications.
Evergreen Health Cooperative Inc. won't be issuing or renewing individual health benefit policies on the Maryland Health Connection for the 2017 plan year, Maryland regulators announced Thursday.
Terry Shaw has been appointed president and CEO of Adventist Health System, effective immediately. He succeeds Don Jernigan, who announced his retirement in August after 10 years in the top spot.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission wants HHS to examine whether stand-alone emergency departments unfairly benefit from an exemption to site-neutral payments.
The models will encourage Medicare beneficiaries to be more engaged in their care decisions by having more access to their health information.
Abbott is seeking to terminate its buyout of troubled medical diagnostics maker Alere as that company deals with the fallout of a key device recall and government investigations.
Insurers have signaled they will go along with plans to repeal the mandate as long as Republicans replace it with provisions to keep healthier people in the market. But can they do that quickly enough to avoid a meltdown in the individual market?
Universal Health Services expects no major fallout from a BuzzFeed investigative story that caused a 12% drop in the system's stock prices.