Medicaid expansion advocates in states moving toward expansion, including Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, and Utah, worry opponents will cite the Texas ruling as a reason not to push forward.
HHS has temporarily banned several NIH laboratories from procuring human fetal tissue that researchers say is essential for disease research.
A federal judge still hasn't finalized his controversial decision to overturn Obamacare, leaving government and industry unclear on their next steps.
A federal judge's ruling invalidating the Affordable Care Act has yet again plunged the industry into an era of uncertainty. But industry groups aren't yet focused on long-term contingency plans as they hope an appeal will save the law.
As the year comes to a close, CHI-Dignity are poised to create a mega health system. Meanwhile, in D.C., budget drama unfolds like a reality T.V. show.
Two senators told HHS Secretary Alex Azar they disagree with the recent overhaul of U.S. organ transplant policy, the first sign that Congress is interested in getting involved in the issue.
A federal judge in Texas on Friday struck down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional, ruling that the law's individual mandate could not be severed from the rest of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law. The White House says the ACA will stand during the appeals process.
A federal advisory panel for Medicaid wants HHS to better monitor Medicaid's biggest supplemental payment program for hospitals after finding that states have been overspending billions of dollars.
Congress passed its farm bill, which could significantly restructure rural hospitals' debt. The hospitals hope it will be a first step to a pay overhaul that could prevent closures.
Facing mounting criticism over its Medicaid work requirement, Arkansas will allow enrollees to report their compliance with the mandate over the phone rather than solely through an internet portal.
House Ways and Means Committee Republicans released a packet of bills to roll back Medicare regulations on hospitals. But the GOP won't steer the committee's legislative priorities next year.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) will focus the Senate health committee's 2019 agenda around healthcare costs. He has asked for specific proposals from high-profile think tanks and industry groups.