Anthem officials told a judge on Monday that their counterparts at Cigna sabotaged the $48.9 billion merger deal, even refusing to divest business lines that would have won them approval by regulators.
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Fresenius Medical Care announced Tuesday it has completed the $2 billion purchase of home dialysis devicemaker NxStage Medical.
Pharmaceutical executives took a verbal beating, but didn't concede much in a high-profile testimony before the Senate Finance Committee.
The UConn Health incident represents the largest breach reported to HHS so far in 2019. Healthcare organizations and their business associates have submitted nearly 50 incidents already this year.
The U.S. Justice Department asked a judge on Monday to formally approve the merger between CVS Health and insurer Aetna.
A pair of crystal chandeliers illuminate the open bar stocked with infused waters and teas rich in antioxidants. Air-purifying fiddle-leaf fig plants draw your eye up to the recessed gold ceiling. Swedish Covenant Health has opened up an Instagram-worthy outpatient clinic in Chicago.
A Texas physician and former hospital administrator could face decades in prison after a federal jury convicted them of running a $20 million healthcare fraud scheme involving unnecessary medical tests.
The Louisiana Department of Health issued a request for proposals on Monday for managed-care companies hoping to serve the state's more than 1.5 million Medicaid members starting in 2020.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. has entered into exclusive talks over a potential deal for Conifer Health Solutions, and has set a goal of cutting another $200 million in costs by the end of 2019.
The joint venture health plan between Arlington-based hospital system Texas Health Resources and Aetna has named Cory Scott as CEO.
The first three generics introduced make the biggest dent on prices. But the vast majority of generic-drug approvals from 2012 to 2017 were for the fourth, fifth, sixth or even later versions that minimally impact prices, according to a new report.
The CMS approved a request from Colorado to set up a value-based purchasing program for Medicaid, becoming the third state to do so.
Washington state will seek an injunction to block the Trump administration's new rule that bars Title X funding from Planned Parenthood.
Novant Health has named Mark J. King its vice president of research and innovation, effective March 11. He's currently at Atrium Health.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) signals he will leverage his powerful Senate Finance Committee chairmanship to make sure not-for-profit hospitals are doling out enough charity care.
Veteran healthcare industry executives have launched Nashville, Tenn.-based ReVIDA Recovery Centers, a network of outpatient centers focused on treating opioid use disorder through a combination of medication and behavioral therapy.
Even though hospitals' Medicare margins continued to decline in 2017, their total all-payer margins climbed to a near-high level, preliminary data from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission shows.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation is about to see a more than $450 million windfall from its ownership stake in a spinout drug company that is being purchased by Roche in a deal worth nearly $5 billion.
Ambitious new bill from GOP Rep. Bruce Westerman aims to tackle costs along with an Obamacare market overhaul.
Here are five issues to watch out for during Tuesday's blockbuster drug prices hearing.