Industry stakeholders told the CMS that they oppose banning accrediting organizations like the Joint Commission from providing consultancy services.
Republican governors defended their decisions to pursue Medicaid work requirements despite concerns about the loss of coverage.
Twenty-one percent of rural hospitals are at high risk of closing, according to a new report. That equates to 430 hospitals across 43 states that employ about 150,000 people and generate about $21.2 billion in patient revenue.
In an unsealed False Claims Act case in California federal court, a former Regional Medical Center nurse alleges that administrators billed ICU, medical-surgical and telemetry services on an inpatient basis when the patient was still located in the emergency department.
UPMC filed a countersuit against Pennsylvania's attorney general and is seeking to join antitrust litigation against Blue Cross and Blue Shield in hopes of contracting with Blues plans other than Highmark.
The Senate Finance Committee is demanding top insulin makers explain why prices for the lifesaving drug are so high.
UnitedHealth Group-owned Optum lost its legal fight Friday to block a former executive from working at Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase's new healthcare cost-saving venture.
Florida's Republican governor wants his state to become the first to import drugs from Canada, and he is asking his friend President Donald Trump for help.
St. Louis-based SSM Health implemented an initiative that encourages security officers to be a more active part of the care team in order to spot potentially violent incidents with patients before they escalate.
About 44% of doctors reported a burnout symptom in 2017, down from 2014 when 54% of doctors reported burnout, a new survey of 5,197 physicians from the AMA found.
Her retirement will cap a 23-year tenure leading the Baton Rouge, La., hospital, which has grown to become the state's largest birthing hospital and neonatal ICU.
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