The number of U.S. adults who do not have health insurance was higher in the fourth quarter of 2018 than it has been since the Affordable Care Act was implemented four years before, according to survey data from Gallup.
President Donald Trump threw his support behind curbing balance billing practices, saying his administration has "stopped a lot" of industry pricing tactics already.
The average cost of managing Type 1 diabetes spiked by nearly $6,000 from 2012 to 2016, thanks in large part to insulin prices nearly doubling during that time.
"We're buying a week at a time." It's Day 32 of the partial government shutdown, and a small rural hospital in New Mexico has seen its USDA loan dry up, threatening a pricey delay of a construction project.
Maine's Democratic governor wrote to the CMS that she's instead directing Maine's health and labor agencies to help prepare recipients of governmental assistance for work.
National pharmacy giant Walgreens agreed to settle two allegations that it defrauded the federal government and 39 states in elaborate overbilling schemes.
A big jump in prescription drug sales, particularly overseas, helped Johnson & Johnson swing to a large fourth-quarter profit after posting a huge loss a year earlier, when it took a $13.6 billion charge related to the late-2017 U.S. tax overhaul.
The American Hospital Association and six other hospital groups say the current "patchwork system" lacks universally agreed-upon ways of sharing and using information.
State Medicaid work requirements put pressure on health insurers to help their members find jobs or community service gigs. WellCare Health Plans is launching a program in Kentucky to keep beneficiaries from losing their benefits.
Mount Carmel Health System has fired the intensive-care doctor who gave potentially fatal doses of pain medicine to at least 27 patients, reported its findings to the authorities and put six pharmacists and 14 nurses on paid leave pending further review.
Ascension combined its "solutions" and "healthcare" divisions as the largest Catholic health system in the country looks to flatten the organization and move more quickly.
Modern Healthcare's 20th annual resource guide features a list of the largest healthcare lobbying organizations and fuller information on lists of vendors and suppliers.