Not-for-profit health systems particularly fear the Senate and House bills would hurt hospital capital financing by limiting or eliminating tax-exempt bond issues.
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Money problems at the Oregon agency that oversees Medicaid could be more than twice as large as already disclosed, a new report reveals.
About 200 Outcome Health employees—37% of its staff of 535—have taken buyouts as the beleaguered healthcare advertising company faces allegations that it misled advertisers with inflated results.
Similar to the rest of the healthcare industry, the medical device industry has been consolidating at a rapid clip to increase their leverage with providers.
Chains like CityMD are taking space vacated by struggling shopping brands in New York City.
Provider groups called on the CMS to create more opportunities for physicians to participate in existing and new alternative payment models to advance the Innovation Center's mission of moving healthcare delivery from volume to value.
The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or more than six times larger than the most recent estimate. The Council of Economic Advisers said some previous studies didn't reflect the number of fatalities blamed on opioids.
Outcome Health's biggest problem used to be keeping up with all the new hires. Now the company is cutting back staff for the second time in less than two months.
HHS is unsure if Medicare will be financially viable long term and is concerned that doctors may exit the program in coming years.
Establishing an alternative continuous coverage mechanism could soften the coverage losses from repealing the ACA's individual mandate as part of the GOP tax cut bill. But so far politics has gotten in the way of considering that.
Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become HHS secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive.
Mayo Clinic doubles operating income in third quarter, giving ammo to critics of rural hospital cutsNovember 20, 2017
While Mayo Clinic's financials improved, it has endured harsh criticism from residents and public officials of Albert Lea, Minn., who decry Mayo's decision to strip services from the rural community's hospital.
Blue Cross and Google team up for glucose-monitoring, the FDA raids Florida stores selling Canadian drugs, and young men drive distractedly.
Out of nearly 24,000 resolved state and federal lawsuits against Florida doctors in the past decade, the state's Health Department filed disciplinary charges just 128 times, according to a newspaper report.
Fewer people are uninsured in states that set up their own Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges than in states that use HealthCare.gov, data from the CDC shows.
Nurses ask hospitals to hire more, restrict mandatory overtime; hospitals cite nursing shortage.
As part of its effort to expand private healthcare, the VA is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics.
Although the CMS said premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part B beneficiaries will remain flat in 2018, many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage
U.S. health authorities will crack down on doctors pushing stem cell procedures that pose the gravest risks to patients amid an effort to police a burgeoning medical field that previously has received little oversight.
"'Fingers crossed' that I haven't authorized something the FTC will hunt me down for," a staffer wrote after destroying the documents. Sutter, a huge Northern California Health system with 24 hospitals, said it destroyed them by mistake.