SynerMed, a company that manages physician practices serving Medicaid and Medicare patients across California, is planning to shut down.

In 2017, the improper payment rate for fee-for-service Medicare dropped to 9.5%—the first time since 2013 that figure has been below 10%.

From California Healthline: California has fined Anthem Blue Cross $5 million for repeatedly failing to resolve consumer grievances in a timely manner.

The top Democrat in the Senate says his caucus won’t vote for an ACA stabilization bill if Republicans' tax plan repeals the individual mandate.

“American healthcare needs a hero,” says Robert Pearl, M.D., who points to three disruptive companies that could be a cure for what ails the system.

If he’s confirmed as the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar will have his hands full.

The federal government’s unpaid balance for the Affordable Care Act risk corridor program has now ballooned to $12.3 billion.

Characteristics of some of the most high-performing ACOs can help other providers build their own successful programs, according to a new report. 

The ongoing dispute in Albert Lea, Minnesota, highlights one of the major issues in U.S. healthcare policy, observers say. 

President Donald Trump’s top choice to replace Tom Price as Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar, is a departure from the norm.

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