Fitch Ratings warns the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the merger of two Georgia hospitals could negatively affect the finances of investor-owned healthcare organizations.
The Federal Trade Commission is taking a tougher stance on hospital competition, which could influence payment rates from insurers.
Lawsuits, including those from faith-based hospitals, against the reform law's contraception mandate could be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court, according to legal experts.
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday with the accordance from the Obama administration, revived Liberty University's legal challenge to the health reform law.
The health reform law may face a new legal challenge after the Department of Justice said it doesn't oppose allowing a federal appeals court to consider a lawsuit brought by a Virginia religious university.
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the reform law, the industry's attention turns to implementation. But while providers and payers prepare for what's next, an astounding 45 percent of ...
Insurers still may face some uncertainty surrounding the health reform law as Republican lawmakers consider challenging the recent Supreme Court ruling.
Even though many patients and providers breathed a sigh of relief last week when the Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional, they're still keeping their fingers crossed when it comes to overuse and overcrowding in the emergency room.
Health reform no longer is up in the air. With last week's Supreme Court decision that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional, it's "game on" for health reform, according to a report from PwC's Health Research Institute. But there will be winners and losers in the field.
Republican lawmakers are urging states to reject health insurance exchanges, and several governors have publicly avowed not to create an exchange.
Because regulators did not anticipate the court to rule the way it did, states are not under a deadline for opting out of expansion.