The Senate's second-ranking Republican leader Sunday said that lawmakers will work to avoid nearly $25 billion in Medicare cuts that would be triggered by tax overhaul legislation. But he called on Democrats to pitch in.
More than a year after proposing a merger, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health have signed a definitive agreement to create the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital system in the country by operating revenue. The deal could speed up financially struggling CHI's turnaround.
The purchases, while relatively small, were done at bargain basement prices below $4 a share.
The North Carolina attorney general is already looking into whether combining the two health systems would hurt competition.
The New York City-based orthopedics provider calls all patients before a procedure to collect patient-reported outcomes measures. The information is used to help clinicians better understand and treat their patients.
Rural hospitals are worried Congress' delay in funding now-expired Medicare extenders will throw them into more financial instability as the providers face a continuing crisis of closures.
Acadia Healthcare CEO Joey Jacobs and other executives are joining investors Waud Capital Partners and Bain Capital Investors to sell 2.8 million shares in one of the nation's largest behavioral health chains.
Gwinnett Medical Center's new unit dedicated to holding psychiatric patients that visit its emergency department is taking an innovative approach to a problem hospitals across the country continue to face.