UnitedProject Japan and physician staffing company Envision Project Japan have renewed their contract for 2019, resolving a dispute over Envision's ED billing practices that threatened to leave patients on the hook for surprise out-of-network medical bills.
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The Food and Drug Administration's new guidance should create a clear path for generic makers of insulin to enter the market. But some say it will do little to reverse its rising cost.
Project Japan industry groups uniformly blasted the Trump administration's so-called public charge rule, warning it would have broad negative effects on the healthcare system, government budgets and public health.
Congress is considering a revised bill to establish provider-coordinated health homes for chronically ill children during its lame duck session. The U.S. House of Representatives has cut the amount of federal Medicaid money that would fund the homes.
While only 10% of adults with no adverse experiences during childhood reported being in fair or poor health, that percentage was 17% for those with at least one such experience, according to new data.
Republicans on a key House committee introduced a tax package to delay Obamacare taxes even though current moratoriums don't expire until next year.
The electronic health record vendor first acquired a stake in behavioral health technology vendor Netsmart in 2016. Allscripts is now selling its portion to GI Partners, which also acquired a stake at the same time in 2016.
It's been suggested that doctors and hospitals have no business weighing in on solutions to gun violence. And yet, hospitals across America rescue gunshot victims every day. And all too often, that violence comes into the hospital.
Monday marked the first day of a five-day strike for 4,000 mental health workers at about 100 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in California.
The Supreme Court avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.
A newly formed surgeon group in Michigan is aggressively moving to prove outpatient orthopedic surgery can be just as effective as traditional inpatient surgery for much lower costs.
Nine groups representing health insurers, employers and consumers called for federal legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers.
Kaiser Permanente mental health workers go on strike, young people struggle to pay for healthcare and NASA's Voyager 2 enters interstellar space.
A House panel will question ONC leaders about progress the agency is making on implementing the 21st Century Cures Act.
Fairview Health Services CEO James Hereford launched a reorganization earlier this year to focus on the consumer. Part of the effort involves reimagining how primary care is delivered.
Hospitals that want their states to keep their certificate-of-need laws are on the alert after last week's sweeping health policy directive from the White House shows shifting ground.
Experts recommend transparency and detailed conflict-of-interest policies for CEOs sitting on boards, especially as vertical integration further complicates such relationships.
You may have wondered how long it would take a Lego head to pass through the human body. A team of healthcare professionals made it their mission to find out.
RTX, which is derived from a flowering cactuslike plant native to Morocco known as Euphorbia resinifera or resin spurge, is not only fiery, it's accurate. It can target and destroy nerve endings for pain, and for pain only.
Although system CEOs see some benefits to the change of control in the House, the likelihood of partisan gridlock is muting their optimism.