A new study finds Medicare's accountable care organizations didn't reduce inpatient stays despite the program's emphasis on tackling that issue.
The mounting bipartisan push to block or delay the CMS' planned $1.6 billion in Medicare cuts to 340B hospitals before the end of the year has the attention of congressional leaders.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will begin a new policy on Feb. 1 that limits opioid prescriptions to members to 30 days and in some cases five days.
Clinical labs are suing the CMS over a looming cut to their reimbursement, which they say may curb providers' ability to order tests for their patients to detect illnesses.
Between 2011 and 2016, the VA spent $1.1 billion on efforts that are seemingly for naught, as the agency is set to replace its existing systems with an EHR made by Cerner.
A year-end growth spurt may have catapulted Grand Blanc-based McLaren Health Care Corp. into being the biggest integrated health system in Michigan.
Fitbit awaits FDA approval, Eli Lilly starts insulin delivery study, and bitcoin futures surge.
The expansion continues TripleCare's work with Saber Healthcare Group, an operator of skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities.
The Salt Lake City-based health system will pay the federal government $1 million to settle allegations that a former medical assistant illegally diverted thousands of painkillers and other pills for personal use by herself and family members.
Pharmaceutical companies have sued to block a new California law that would require them to give advance notice before big price increases. A pharma trade group said in its lawsuit that California's law illegally tries to dictate national health policy.
Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks to merge and create the nation's largest hospital chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
A Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health combination that would form a national not-for-profit powerhouse exemplifies a traditional health system mega-merger under a newly-popular two-pronged governance approach.