Illig is leaving the company to focus on "outside interests," including his professional soccer team.
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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.
UnitedHealthcare will give 10,000 opioid disposal kits to Recovery Point West Virginia to give to people so they can remove the drugs from their homes.
The ONC continually revises the interoperability standards advisory, a set of standards and specifications it encourages the industry to adopt in the quest for greater interoperability.
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Will the CVS-Aetna merger hurt competition? Are PBMs in trouble in Congress? Will drones start delivering prescription drugs? CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo weighed in.
HHS and hospitals will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court this week over whether HHS violated the law when it recalculated the Medicare DSH payment formula without seeking public comment.
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center announced the departures of three top executives, including the hospital's president. The news follows a CMS review into a patient death.
Hartford HealthCare announced Monday it will increase the Connecticut integrated health networks's minimum hourly rate to $15, effective March 31.
Unlike other major hospitals in Southeast Michigan that self-fund dozens of medical residents and fellows, all 79 residents are expected to be funded by the CMS because Detroit Medical Center has room under its federal resident reimbursement cap number.
Pharma critic Rep. Elijah Cummings is probing a dozen manufacturers over their drug pricing strategies and a bipartisan duo is calling for the FTC and Justice Department to come down on Bristol-Myers Squibb's acquisition of Celgene.
A federal judge in California blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C.
Some hospitals have turned to a bold strategy to prevent patients from receiving surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers: requiring in-hospital physicians to contract with the same insurers as the hospital.
Moose are a common sight in Anchorage, Alaska. But not all of them try to schedule an impromptu doctor's visit, as one did in at Alaska Regional Hospital.
Hoping to cut out some of the inefficiencies of prior authorization, payers and providers are trying digital versions of the process.
Three industry trailblazers are joining the Health Care Hall of Fame: Karen Davis, John King and Dr. Louis Sullivan.
Patient advocates hired by patients are becoming more popular as a means to navigate the healthcare system.
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.
Once considered the arbiter of patient complaints, the role of the patient advocate has expanded as navigating the healthcare system has become increasingly complex.
Tax-exempt hospitals, the 340B drug discount program and accreditation programs are in the sights of the Senate's veteran champion for oversight.