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Web Exclusive: Understanding MLR Waiver Requests
For the most part, the basis for requesting -- and being granted -- an MLR waiver falls into a single category: fear...
West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
FL suspends doctor in fake Viagra scheme
A Deerfield Beach doctor has been suspended for his role helping a company peddle imitation Viagra to men who didn't...
FDA doesn’t enforce standards for sterile healthcare products manufacturer
It's impossible for the public to know when regulators first discovered Bacillus cereus at H&P Industry's plant...
CT vet wins nearly $1M for botched eye surgery
A 60-year-old Army veteran won a $925,000 settlement with the Department of Veterans Affairs after he was blinded in...
Medicare fraud nets 20-year prison sentence for Miami physician
A Miami-Dade doctor convicted of pocketing more than $1 million for writing phony prescriptions for unnecessary HIV...
Minnesota bill would expand law on medical disclosure
In 1993, the state Legislature adopted a law requiring drug companies to publicly report gifts and payments to doctors...
Federal court upholds drug privacy law
A federal appeals court in Boston has dealt a setback to the pharmaceutical industry and companies that collect...
Louisiana bill lets doctors stay on hospital panel
A bill passed by the Louisiana Senate will allow two doctors to remain on St. Bernard Parish’s hospital...
University of Texas Southwestern gets a B in study of drug industry conflicts of interest
In a national study that measured the conflict of interest between medical schools and the drug industry, Dallas&rsquo...