A Beth Israel-Lahey health system combination would increase the merged system's leverage with commercial payers and potentially allow it to boost prices 5% to 10%, increasing spending by up to $250 million, a new report found.
Community Health Systems plans to sell two of its Arkansas hospitals to Baptist Health in Little Rock as part of its previously announced divestitures in the state.
Two lists rank the nation's largest healthcare provider/payer organization associations and the largest supplier associations by 2016 revenue. Information in these charts was compiled from IRS Forms 990.
New York City will pay a group of nearly 1,700 nurses $20.8 million to settle a gender discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversed a lower court's ruling that UPMC had to cover Highmak Medicare Advantage members in-network through 2019, marking the end of a long-standing feud between the state's largest health system and insurer.
House Democrats launched a Medicare for All caucus and its founder says some hospitals have been cautiously supportive behind closed doors.
Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced plans to sell three Chicago-area hospitals to hospital operator Pipeline Health and Chicago-based healthcare investment firm TWG Partners.
The large price increases on brand name drugs and the high prices of new specialty drugs are driven by a desire for greater profits and not by the cost of research.
The new chief health informatics officer will manage the CMS' interoperability and general health IT strategy, according to a blog post from CMS administrator Seema Verma. The application period for the position closes July 20.
The not-for-profit ECRI Institute announced plans Tuesday to re-open the federal National Guideline Clearinghouse website a day after the government shut it down due to budget cuts.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar has chosen Adam Boehler to help oversee efforts to develop value-based care initiatives at the agency.