A federal judge Tuesday declined to put a timeline on when he might—or might not—sign off on CVS Health's $69 billion acquisition of Aetna.
Two pension funds that own stock in Centene Corp. are suing the health insurer and certain directors and officers, claiming Centene acquired Health Net in 2016 for $6 billion without fully disclosing the company's significant financial problems.
DaVita has knocked $560 million off the purchase price of its medical group, DaVita Medical Holdings, which it's in the process of selling to UnitedHealth Group's Optum.
Beaumont Health plans to sell as much as 90% of its seven-county home health and hospice business and has created a joint venture called Beaumont Home Health and Hospice LLC with Ohio-based Alternate Solutions Health Network.
As the year comes to a close, CHI-Dignity are poised to create a mega health system. Meanwhile, in D.C., budget drama unfolds like a reality T.V. show.
Keck Medicine of USC CEO Thomas Jackiewicz is positioning the organization to take on bundled payments, as well as to acquire new hospitals.
Brightpoint Health and HRHCare have received all the needed regulatory approvals to merge, creating what they say is the largest network of federally qualified health centers in New York state.
California and New York regulators approved health insurer Cigna Corp.'s acquisition of pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, bringing the $67 billion deal a step nearer to closing.
The electronic health record vendor first acquired a stake in behavioral health technology vendor Netsmart in 2016. Allscripts is now selling its portion to GI Partners, which also acquired a stake at the same time in 2016.
Little River Healthcare, a bankrupt Texas provider involved in what appeared to be a lab billing scheme, has officially closed its hospitals and clinics after its petition lender declined to continue to meet its funding requests.
The California Justice Department conditionally approved the merger Nov. 21, which means the deal has met all necessary state, federal and Catholic regulatory approvals and is on track to close by Dec. 31.
Fitch Ratings predicts the U.S. healthcare sector will be stable in 2019, but don't expect the pressure on pricing and profit margins to let up any time soon.