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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...
FTC to Appeal Phoebe / Palmyra Decision
The Federal Trade Commission says it will appeal a federal judge's ruling this week to deny a preliminary injunction...
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...
Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
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...
UT Southwestern faculty let unsupervised resident doctors operate at Parkland
Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas has allowed trainee doctors, known as residents, to operate with...
New York hospital scrutinized after deaths of patients
After the lab at Rockville Centre, NY-based Mercy Medical mixed up one patient’s test with another woman’s...