Modern Health Care
Kansas lawmakers are considering whether to override Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of their Medicaid expansion bill. Patients and providers say lots of uninsured working people would benefit by gaining better access to preventive care.
Higi, a healthcare company launched by now-Tronc Chairman Michael Ferro, has received an undisclosed investment from Blue Cross and Blue Shield's venture fund, according to a statement on the company's website.
Iowa's controversial move to privatize its Medicaid program has cost participating insurers an estimated $450 million in losses.
Summa Health's emergency medicine residency program will lose its accreditation after the system's appeal was denied, according to a March 29 staff memo.
Greenville (S.C.) Memorial Hospital risks losing Medicare and Medicaid contracts worth about $500 million every year if it fails to improve processes in its emergency room where a patient died earlier this month.
Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, the three-year-old data exchange framework has been updated to enhance clinical decisions and quality measures.
The head of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings' hospitals and health systems group will now lead the company's entire diagnostics segment.
LifeSource Health Inc. has signed agreements in Ohio to give Emergency Medical Technicians access to a patient's health information during an emergency run, according to a news release.
Democratic senators sent a letter Wednesday asking U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to continue to investigate HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price's trade deals.
Patient lives could be at risk if President Donald Trump's proposed cuts to the HHS become a reality, a bipartisan group of lawmakers told HHS Secretary Tom Price Wednesday.
Thirteen-hospital Allina Health System is launching a health plan with Aetna and preparing to sell $231.2 million in bonds as it forges past 2016. Nurses went on two separate strikes at Minneapolis-area hospitals and cost Allina $135.6 million...
Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he's going to give battered House Republicans another crack at a healthcare overhaul. But he offered no timeline, and leaders haven't resolved how to overcome the deep GOP divisions that crumpled their legislation last...
Two of the Affordable Care Act's programs meant to compensate health insurers who receive higher than average claims are working just as they're supposed to, according to a new study.
The U.S. Justice Department has joined another whistle-blower lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group that alleges the insurer fraudulently billed the Medicare program by claiming patients were sicker than they were.
Even as the number of Americans without health insurance is at a record low, Chicago hospitals are wrestling with a metastasizing problem: bad debt.
The White House is calling for immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community development grants to help pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump repeatedly promised would be...
The fate of the legislation is now in the hands of Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who previously signaled he would veto the bill.
President Donald Trump's executive order to roll back Obama-era rules to address climate change will set back public health initiatives, environmental advocates said Tuesday.
Banner Health posted healthy income gains in 2016 despite a $153.8 million operating loss in its insurance operations.
The National Coalition on Health Care -- a group of unions, health funds, providers and other organizations -- on Tuesday urged lawmakers to renew federal funding so community health centers aren't forced to close.