Legal experts say 19 state attorneys general face an uphill battle to convince a federal judge that the Trump administration is legally obligated to fund cost-sharing subsidies to insurers.
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The CMS has approved Kansas' waiver request to put most of its Medicaid population on managed-care plans, but the state will have to address issues that prevented the Obama administration from signing off on the plan.
Some hospitals in northeast Ohio are adding attorneys to their care teams through medical-legal partnerships, or MLPs.
Attorneys general in 19 states have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over his decision to stop payments that lower health insurance deductibles and co-pays for millions of Americans with modest incomes.
Many schools are reforming their coursework to fill gaps in traditional programs and better prepare students for adapting to new technology, payment models, leadership roles and collaborative approaches to care delivery.
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has implemented an electronic tool in its EHR that assists nurses with the triage of patients in the emergency department.
Q&A with Michael Maron: 'We've never shied away from what we thought were compelling services'
Michael Maron, CEO of Holy Name Medical Center and its 20-bed hospice facility Villa Marie Claire in Saddle River, N.J., calls his effort to change the way patients and doctors view end-of-life care a "clinical home run" but a financial train wreck.
These leadership tools from major medical schools help prepare med students for real-world practice.
A research team from Queen Mary University of London developed a very fast dissolving "bioactive" glass that can be used in toothpaste or dental fillings to repair decayed teeth.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan is scoring his biggest philanthropic donation ever with a $7 million gift to Novant Health.
On Oct. 17 the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hear testimony from officials representing big pharma, generic drug manufacturers and pharmacists in an attempt to understand prescription drug costs.
President Donald Trump last week signed an executive order to exempt health plans offered by trade and professional associations from the same coverage requirements as those offered by small businesses and on the individual market. Many fear such a move would drive up premiums for other plans.
A push by the Trump administration to decrease the number of undocumented people in the U.S. could stop illegal immigrant parents from enrolling their American children into healthcare coverage.
Consumerism is changing marketing in healthcare by putting the focus on individuals.
The Puerto Rican healthcare system, which serves the 3.4 million people devastated by Hurricane Maria, operates under patently unfair Medicaid and Medicare funding rules.
President Donald Trump's decision Thursday to end federal cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers puts the spotlight on Republican and Democratic senators who are trying to craft a bill to fund those payments and stabilize the individual insurance market.
New research raises the idea that clinical decisionmaking can be improved with interventions that focus more on the human traits that influence our choices.
Hospital company stock prices were mixed on Friday after the news that the Trump administration would end financial support for ACA enrollees' cost-sharing.
The Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives deal is still on, Dignity leaders said in a conference call Friday, marking about a year since the merger plans were initially announced.