A federal appeals court unanimously ruled against UnitedHealth Group over the insurer withholding payments from out-of-network physicians and hospitals to compensate for previous overpayments.
Medicare Advantage insurers added 1.4 million members to their rosters for 2019, as they looked to grow membership in a market known for being politically safe and predictably lucrative. But membership is growing at slower pace than in previous years.
A proposal from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to redistribute DSH money more equitably among states has a short runway to get congressional support ahead of a key September deadline. Can it get there?
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said a proposal to tie prices for certain Medicare drugs to lower prices paid overseas is already paying dividends even though it hasn't formally been introduced yet.
Since it was enacted in 1997, the Children's Health Insurance Program has been largely hailed as a success and enjoyed support from both sides of the political aisle. While it got caught up in partisan bickering in late 2017, CHIP was ultimately reauthorized through 2023.
Dr. David Shulkin, whose departure from the VA was announced through Twitter this past spring, will be chief innovation officer at Sanford Health in South Dakota.
Providers, vendors and others told the Government Accountability Office they still struggle with correctly matching patients to their records, which can theoretically put patients in danger.
North Carolina's attorney general approved hospital giant HCA Healthcare's $1.5 billion acquisition of Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Health, after nabbing commitments from HCA meant to protect the state's healthcare industry.
White House budget officials are weighing draft regulations to shape the VA's new, streamlined community care program that is poised to bring billions into private hospitals and clinics.