Safety-net providers could get some financial relief from an uptick in Medicaid enrollment early next year, but it probably won't be enough to offset declines in healthcare utilization or changes to payer mix.
He led two of New York City’s busiest hospitals when COVID-19 first slammed the U.S. Now Israel Rocha Jr. is set to take the helm at the county's public health system, just as hospitals brace for another virus surge.
The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning—a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for young children in time for the next school year.
The data could shed light on whether Walmart complied with state and federal regulations and the company's knowledge of the likely effects of its national opioid distribution policies and procedures in West Virginia.
Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion.
For all of the challenges the pandemic has posed for the industry, many executives believe there’s at least one silver lining: a greater emphasis on the need to adopt new payment and care delivery models.
CMS will allow Nebraska to offer extra benefits to people newly eligible for coverage under the state's Medicaid expansion if they agree to follow work and wellness requirements. Experts think Nebraska's approach could beat legal challenges.