StrategyCA's Medical Board Can't Pay Its Bills, but Doctors Resist Proposed Fixes
A bill before the legislature would significantly increase the fees doctors pay to fund the medical board.
StrategyNC Hospitals Have Sued Thousands of Their Patients, a New Report Finds
The report offers harrowing accounts of people pursued for tens of thousands of dollars and often surprised by liens that...
Clinical CareUnstoppable: This Doctor Has Been Investigated at Every Level of Government. How Is He Still Practicing?
Medical boards, a health department and even federal investigators have scrutinized Dr. James McGuckin's vascular clinics. Today he still practices,...
Strategy'Conscience' Bills Let Medical Providers Opt Out of Providing a Wide Range of Care
This year, 21 bills instituting or expanding conscience clauses have been introduced in statehouses.
StrategyHow Health Care May Be Affected by the High Court's Affirmative Action Ruling
The decision found it is unconstitutional for colleges and universities to use race as a factor in student admissions.
PharmaThe Biotech Edge: How Executives and Well-Connected Investors Make Exquisitely Timed Trades in Healthcare Stocks
One executive bought shares in a corporate partner just before a sale, and an investor traded options right before a...
Human ResourcesWA Hospital Fined $240K After Nosy ER Guards Probe Patient Records
The HIPAA breach by two dozen guards at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital affected 419 patients.
NursingHealthcare Workers Who Cover Up Patient Abuse Face Stiffer Penalties Under New IL Law
The legislation, spurred by a news investigation, allows workers to be barred from healthcare jobs for obstructing investigations into staff...
PayerIn the 'Wild West' of Outpatient Vascular Care, Doctors Can Reap Huge Payments as Patients Risk Life and Limb
CMS data suggests that from 2017 to 2021 90 physicians billed for more than a third of all procedures and...
Clinical CareHospitals in Two States Denied an Abortion to a Miscarrying Patient. Investigators Say They Broke Federal Law.
Doctors told her she might die but she couldn't have an abortion under state law until she got sicker, documents...
Human ResourcesUnions Ask DOJ to Investigate UPMC's 'Anticompetitive Tsunami'
SEIU, SOC accuse PA's largest health system of widespread abuses of market power.
PayerThe Shadowy Financial Empire Built Around Liberty HealthShare Is Showing Signs of Strain
Beers family members built a 'conglomerate' by selling a Christian alternative to traditional health insurance. They're now scrambling for cash,...