Modern Health Care
The American Health Care Act would slash federal revenue by $662.6 billion from 2017 through 2026, according to Congress' nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health care to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, even while acknowledging his department isn't seeking additional...
Indiana has become the latest state to seek to add a work requirement to Medicaid eligibility. It's one of six states that are planning to ask or have asked the Trump administration for this waiver.
Here's what the CBO reported on the cost and coverage impact of the House Republicans' bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
President Donald Trump's tort reform proposal is being met with skepticism by providers who are criticizing the effort as a broken promise for state flexibility.
The House's version of the Affordable Care Act repeal-and-replace bill would leave 23 million more people uninsured and save the federal government $119 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
An HHS report released late Tuesday paints a grim picture of the rising health insurance premiums under the Affordable Care Act. But health policy experts explained that while premiums may have gone up since the ACA was implemented, consumers are...
An affiliate of for-profit Prime Healthcare has agreed to buy 297-bed Mission Regional Medical Center to expand its reach in southern Texas. Prime owns two other community hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley, giving it a hub along Texas' border with...
Designing a capped Medicaid contribution model that's fair to different states and maintains adequate coverage is daunting because state spending growth varies based on their decisions to offer optional benefits, focus on population health, the...
Agencies responsible for running tests to identify Zika don't have the right equipment to do so and there aren't enough coordinated efforts to control the mosquito population, according to a new federal analysis released Tuesday.
Chicago investor Craig Duchossois, his wife, Janet, and his family foundation have donated $100 million to University of Chicago Medicine to establish a center focused on developing the science of wellness.
An invited group of 30 physicians, executives, medical researchers, lawyers and the media gathered Monday at the HealthQuake Summit in Detroit to talk about the future of medicine and how science and technology is changing not only how research will...
Proposed cuts in President Donald Trump's 2018 budget for HHS would reduce funding for rural hospitals and hurt the supply pipeline for black and Hispanic healthcare professionals.
Public health officials caution that President Donald Trump's most recent budget proposal would leave the nation vulnerable to disease outbreaks or unable to adequately respond to emergencies for years.
Despite promises from the Trump administration to restructure Medicaid and reduce funding by hundreds of billions of dollars, state Medicaid directors say it's unlikely there will be major changes to the program due to infighting among federal...
SSM Health is launching a financial improvement plan and Texas Health Resources is promoting a new hospital and insurance joint venture as first-quarter operating income falls at each.
Healthcare CEOs are hiding behind industry lobbying groups instead of publicly using their power to push for changes in the Republicans' healthcare reform bill.
Joe Moser, a key architect of Indiana's alternative Medicaid expansion program, has stepped down as the state's Medicaid director. Since his appointment in 2013, he oversaw the care of more than 1.5 million Medicaid and CHIP enrollees.
A California bill that would eliminate health insurance companies and provide government-funded health coverage for everyone in the state would cost $400 billion and require significant tax increases, legislative analysts said Monday.
The Trump administration is proposing a $636 billion cut in federal funding for CMS programs over the next decade.