The natural disaster in Puerto Rico has knocked out the manufacturing capacity for sodium chloride and dextrose at one of two major suppliers. That could send a ripple effect throughout the U.S. healthcare industry.
The four HCA hospitals in the Houston area allegedly secured free or heavily discounted patient ambulance services in exchange for their Medicare and Medicaid transport business.
Little Company of Mary Hospital & Health Care Centers has signed a letter of intent to join Rush, the Chicago-based academic hub that's been looking to bulk up. The deal marks Rush's expansion to the south suburbs and Little Company's exit as an independent hospital.
A new survey shows an "engagement gap" between what tools payers and providers are offering and what patients are actually using.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said if Congress doesn't restore disproportionate-share hospital payments by the end of the year, the state Legislature may have to convene for a special session. The state is holding onto the funds until it can determine an equitable way to distribute the money.
Edward-Elmhurst Health in the Chicago suburbs is cutting 234 jobs through a mix of layoffs and not filling vacant positions. The move comes less than two months after Edward-Elmhurst announced $50 million in cuts amid financial pressures.
In an effort to avoid coverage loss for children and pregnant women, Senate and House committees passed bills to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program. Partisan fighting in the House panel highlighted a big sticking point: how to pay for CHIP.
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Years of systemic issues within Puerto Rico's health system and a delay in government aid following Hurricane Maria could make for a much more difficult and longer recovery compared with similar relief efforts in Texas and Florida.
The industry is working to make sense of the data patients are collecting from wearables.
Though the bill faces certain defeat in the Senate, the push for abortion restrictions remains a touchstone issue for most Republicans, even as the party splinters between traditionalist conservatives and anti-establishment voters looking to roil Washington.