StrategyFTC, Pennsylvania Challenge Jefferson Health, Albert Einstein Proposed Merger
The two academic medical centers say they "remain confident our merger will result in continued high-quality care for our consumers."
FinancePreliminary Hearing for Sutter Health's $575M Settlement Delayed
The continued hearing related to preliminary approval of the deal will be held on April 6.
FinanceFTC, NY AG Charge 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli and Vyera Pharmaceuticals in Daraprim Price Scheme
Martin Shkreli, nicknamed the 'pharma bro,' was sentenced to seven years in prison for securities fraud in 2018.
StrategyPatient Services Inc. to Pay $3M for Alleged Role as Illegal Conduit for Drug Makers
PSI coordinated with three pharmaceutical manufacturers ? Insys, Aegerion, and Alexion ? to facilitate paying kickbacks to Medicare patients taking...
StrategySCOTUS Denies Fast-track Hearing of Texas v. U.S.
The ruling means the case would not reach the Supreme Court until this fall, at the earliest.
FinanceCourt Rules Against Dignity Health in Out-of-Network Case, L.A. Care CEO Reacts
The Second District Court of Appeal unanimously ruled in favor of the Los Angeles-based insurer.
StrategyAGs File Petition with SCOTUS for Expedited ACA Review
Defenders of the ACA say the stakes are too high to allow the suit to ping-pong between the district and...
Battle Over Maintenance of Certification Continues in the Courts
Two lawsuits against ABIM dismissed, but appeals are in or on the way.
Clinical CareChicago Psychiatric Hospital Will Lose Federal Money, and Its License Is Threatened After Allegations of Abuse
CMS terminated an agreement and federal funding for Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, and the Illinois Department of Public Health is moving...
StrategyNo End in Sight: Courts Unlikely to Resolve ACA Case Before 2020 Election
The appellate decision virtually guarantees that uncertainty over the sprawling Obama-era legislation will linger until 2021 or later.
StrategyACA Ruling Dismays Hospitals, as Law's Defenders Look to Supreme Court
The decision to remand the case to a lower court prompted swift reaction from healthcare observers.
StrategyAppellate Court Rules ACA Individual Mandate Unconstitutional But Stops Short of Tossing Entire Law
The highly anticipated decision sends the dispute back to the lower court to further analyze which provisions of the law,...