The average unit price of drugs in shortage in 2016 increased 23.4%, according to a new report. And 1 in 4 hospitals had to cut staff to mitigate budget pressures.
White House budget officials are weighing draft regulations to shape the VA's new, streamlined community care program that is poised to bring billions into private hospitals and clinics.
Some hospitals have turned to a bold strategy to prevent patients from receiving surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers: requiring in-hospital physicians to contract with the same insurers as the hospital.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. has signed contracts with Humana and Anthem. Combined with its recent Cigna contract, the health system is 92% contracted, according to CEO Ron Rittenmeyer.
The government shutdown has stalled a proposed rule outlining the plans for the 2020 coverage year for the Affordable Care Act's exchanges.
Two Supreme Court justices questioned the federal government's assertion that its Medicare DSH formula change didn't amount to substantive policy. The change affects billions of dollars in reimbursement payments.
UnitedHealth Group kicked off earnings season with higher fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 revenue thanks to strong financial results in both its insurance business, UnitedHealthcare, and health services subsidiary, Optum.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said a proposal to tie prices for certain Medicare drugs to lower prices paid overseas is already paying dividends even though it hasn't formally been introduced yet.
The ONC continually revises the interoperability standards advisory, a set of standards and specifications it encourages the industry to adopt in the quest for greater interoperability.
Graduates of for-profit nursing programs are more likely to fail their licensing examinations on the first try compared with peers who attended public or not-for-profit schools, a new study found.
Illig is leaving the company to focus on "outside interests," including the professional soccer business.
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.