The U.S. CDC tightened safety rules nationwide for all hospitals that treat patients with Ebola after two nurses contracted the disease when treating a Dallas hospital patient who died earlier this month from the virus.
The need to improve staff training and communications are among lessons learned following a murder-suicide at a hospital in Pennsylvania, a hospital executive said Wednesday.
A national dialysis services provider has agreed to pay $350 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit involving charges that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to induce physicians to refer patients to its clinics.
(Reuters) — Canada will require railways to secure unattended trains with a minimum number of handbrakes and other physical defenses to prevent runaways, Canada’s transport ministry said on Wednesday in its latest response to last…
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has made a habit of saying that repealing the ACA would not necessarily mean shutting down Kentucky's popular insurance exchange.
Cigna Corp. on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected third-quarter profit as it signed up more medical customers and collected more insurance premiums and administrative fees.
The theme of this year’s Property Casualty Insurers Association of America’s annual conference — “Leading in an Age of Disruptive Transformation” — comes at a time when the insurance industry, the nation and…
Average rates for commercial property/casualty insurance barely moved in the third quarter of 2014, the quarterly pricing survey released by the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers finds.
A long-awaited form employers will use to provide the HHS with information regulators will need to calculate the amount of a “reinsurance” fee mandated by the health care reform law will be available online starting Friday.
Chicago-based Hub International Midwest, a division of broker Hub International Ltd., is acquiring the assets of Laurus Strategies, an employee benefits, human resource technology and global benefits consulting business also based in Chicago.
(Reuters) — Health insurer Humana Inc. is exploring a sale of its urgent care subsidiary Concentra in a deal that could value it at around $1 billion, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Former Los Angeles Lakers point guard Earvin “Magic” Johnson said health care professionals can help patients just by showing an interest in their lives.