The lost dollars are whispering ever louder in the ears of Medicaid naysayers. Two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it was up to states to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable...
State legislatures aim to reduce a prevalent problem in the healthcare sector: violence against workers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has green lighted two telehealth applications both focused on decreasing hospital readmissions by providing physicians with post-hospital patient data while the patient recuperates at home.
Massachusetts hospitals have stepped up the transparency of their post-medical error apology process, according to New England Public Radio.
Accountable care organizations, the future of academic medicine and cost-reduction strategies are among the topics that the new Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis, a...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services levied a record number of fines against hospitals for excessive readmissions, according to a Kaiser Health News analysis of federal records released this week.
The Department of Health and Human Services can't unilaterally make payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act as a way of making up for unexpected losses, the Government Accountability Office said in a legal opinion.
A push by the U.S. Department of Justice to hold executives accountable for corporate misdeeds could mean an increased focus on prosecuting healthcare executives, the law firm Arent Fox warns.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week unveiled a new roadmap that outlines its strategic priorities through 2018. According to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, the plan--which includes many health IT-related goals--was in development for more than a year.
A la wsuit was filed by Mehri & Skalet attorney Jay Angoff, who used to oversee ACA implementation for HHS, claims the federal agency is not following through on its obligation to make rate filings for 2015 publicly available in time for the public to comment on them.