A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in a 2-1 ruling issued Wednesday struck down the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate as unconstitutional, but left the rest of the law intact—at least for now. Here's what you need to know.
Joe Schmuecker, a nurse in the pediatric ED at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, said he helps Santa Claus respond to letters from patients, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Iowa, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, is "healthy, vigorous," and "fit to successfully execute the duties of the presidency," according to a physician's report that Biden's campaign released Tuesday.
The past 10 years have brought massive changes to the health care system. In honor of the end of the decade, Advisory Board experts reflect on the biggest stories of the 2010s—and what they'll mean in 2020 and beyond.
HHS has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and draft guidance that together would allow states and drugmakers to import lower-cost versions of drugs from other countries—though the proposals exclude certain high-cost and specialty drugs, such as biologics like insulin, that have been major concerns in discussions about drug pricing.
The House on Wednesday voted nearly along party lines to impeach President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress—a development that could delay any Senate action on key health care priorities, such as measures to address so-called "surprise" medical bills and lower prescription drug prices.
At Mayo Clinic's St. Marys Hospital in Minnesota, a helicopter crew stands ready to respond at a moment's notice, providing life-saving care and transport to patients in critical condition at 5,000 feet in the air—including services most air ambulances can't offer, Steve Lange reports for the Rochester Post Bulletin.
HHS on Tuesday announced the release of two proposed rules intended to hold underperforming organ procurement organizations accountable for performance and promote more organ donations from living donors.