Starting this week, Joint Commission surveyors will cite hospitals if they witness employees who fail to follow proper hand hygiene guidelines.
The CMS will launch a new review policy next year to confirm that Medicare Advantage plans' networks are adequate. The agency has found in the past that the doctor information provided by plans is often wrong.
A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000, less than the $1 million price tag that had been expected, but it's still among the most expensive genetic therapies in the world.
Doctors and hospitals in Kansas are concerned that a new Medicaid waiver proposing a work requirement and lifetime coverage limit will harm access to care.
Hackensack Meridian Health and JFK Health finalized their merger to create a combined entity with 16 hospitals throughout New Jersey, the companies announced Wednesday.
The CMS has introduced a new system for clinicians to submit performance data for the Quality Payment Program that is intended to reduce administrative burden.
Pharmaceuticals pit the public against PBMs, Microsoft and Google invest in DNAnexus, and drinking hurts poor people more.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will force not-for-profit hospitals to grapple with changes that make their tax-exempt status less advantageous, including new provisions on unrelated business taxable income and executive compensation.
Just days after a federal court dismissed a hospital coalition's lawsuit challenging the CMS' Medicare cuts to 340B hospitals, Capitol Hill lawmakers pressed ahead with their own battle over the program.
21st Century Oncology, a cancer-care provider, has agreed to pay HHS $2.3 million to settle allegations that it didn't implement proper protocols to protect patient information from hackers.
Gap in living kidney transplants between white and minority recipients has widened instead of narrowed
A new study finds the gap between whites and minorities receiving kidneys from live donors has widened instead of narrowed, amid a push to reduce disparities.
HHS has finalized a rule that aims to make it easier for providers and insurance companies to share substance abuse patients' data with other parties that are involved in providing and paying for that person's care.