united healthcare

The Department Of Justice Believes United Healthcare Is Defrauding Medicare

United Healthcare, the largest provider of Medicare Advantage (MA plans) services, is being sued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for fraud. To give...
california hospitals

California Hospitals Lose Ground In Quality Of Care

Nearly half of California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety on a national report card aimed at prodding medical...
insurance market

If Insurance Market Crashes, Can Lawmakers Put The Pieces Back Together?

In his high-stakes strategy to overhaul the federal health law, President Donald Trump is threatening to upend the individual health insurance market with several...
People Rush To Enroll for health insurance Before Deadline For Affordable Care Act

Individual Health Insurance Primer: Long Troubled Market At Center Of Drive For Repeal

As the country braces for a possible overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, consumers and patients are raising concerns that the more than 10...
GOP Health Bill

GOP Health Bill Pleases Most Republicans, But Not Many Other Americans

The health overhaul bill passed by the House earlier this month accomplishes one major feat: It is even less popular than the not-very-popular Affordable...
observation care

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only

Under a new federal law, hospitals across the country must now alert Medicare patients when they are getting observation care and why they were not...
Health Law

Where There’s Willingness, There’s A Way For Congress And Trump To Fix Health Law

Now that the GOP effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is in limbo, is there a way to make it work...
canada health stats

Canada Ranks Poorly In Some Health Care Stats

There’s bad news and good for Nova Scotians in the land of doctor shortages and lengthy patient waits. First the bad news. Getting in for...
Brain death certification soon

Uniform norms for brain death certification soon, says NOTTO

Brain Death: Need standard operating protocols to address grey areas The National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation has begun the process of framing uniform guidelines...
lok sabha passes mental healthcare bill

Lok Sabha Passes The Mental Healthcare Bill

6.10 p.m: Lok Sabha passes the Mental Healthcare Bill. House adjourned till 11.00 am on March 28. 5.30 p.m.: Lok Sabha Union Minister for Health and...