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Inmate Chews Own Fingers Off After Private Prison Health Care Left Him in Unbearable Pain, Court Papers Say

This is part of an ongoing battle over inmate health care in Arizona......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 13th, 2018

An Inmate Had Skin Cancer and Needed Radiation. This Prison Gave Him Tylenol.

Walter Jordan’s is one of several deaths at the center of an ongoing legal fight over inmate health care in Arizona -- and a window into how states use private companies to handle medical services for prisoners in an age of cash-strapped budgets......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 21st, 2017

Opinion: Physicians also keep the economy healthy

The health care landscape has changed drastically over the years. Hospitals and health systems grow ever larger as private practices languish......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

Court ruling ensures $30 million for Florida annually from tobacco company

The state of Florida will continue to receive about $30 million a year to cover past and future health care expenses resulting from consumer use of tobacco products. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a court decision Wednesday that ens.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 29th, 2017

Demand for reform in private health care grows louder

In the second of a three-part series, Business Standard looks at the private health care system.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 28th, 2017

Public health care struggles for a cure

Recent incidents of lapses in private hospitals have raised questions over quality of healthcare.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 27th, 2017

Humana may buy company that just closed a KC-area hospital

Humana Inc. is in “advanced talks” to buy a home-care provider as momentum builds in health care for combining insurance providers with other businesses in the industry. The Wall Street Journal reports that two private equity firms are joining wit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2017

Humana in talks to buy Kindred with equity firms: source

U.S. health insurer Humana Inc is in advanced talks to acquire acute care provider Kindred Healthcare Inc in partnership with private equity firms Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and TPG, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 17th, 2017

Humana in talks to buy Kindred Healthcare with equity firms: Source

U.S. health insurer Humana Inc. is in advanced talks to acquire acute care provider Kindred Healthcare Inc. in partnership with private equity firms Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and TPG, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 17th, 2017

Private hospitals call for "holistic approach" in health care

The top brass of these hospitals pressed for a regulation requiring doctors to get written consent from patients before administering any therapy or test so that there is transparency.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 14th, 2017

Inadequate prescription

The Niti Aayog's proposal to strengthen secondary and tertiary health care services through public-private partnerships, keeping the under-served primary segment out of its ambit, will be counter-prod.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 25th, 2017

Chuck Norris sues San Francisco health care giant

Actor, martial arts star and Texas resident Chuck Norris is taking on a legal fight while seeking justice for people, including his wife, who allege they have been poisoned by common MRI scans. A lawsuit, filed Nov. 1 in San Francisco Superior Court by .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2017

Hospital exec accused of lewd acts toward college students

An executive with New Jersey's largest private health care system is accused of performing lewd acts in front of female University of Delaware students......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 31st, 2017

Aetna earnings rise on lower costs, improved private Medicare business

The insurer countered a 5% drop in revenue with cuts to its biggest expense, health care costs, and improvements in its Medicare Advanta.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 31st, 2017

States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by Trump

Top government lawyers representing 19 U.S. states on Wednesday asked a federal judge in California to force the administration of President Donald Trump to make health care subsidy payments that Trump abruptly cut off last week......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2017

Patients, Health Insurers Challenge Iowa"s Effort To Privatize Medicaid

To save money, Iowa recently turned over its Medicaid recipients to private managed care companies. Now, some companies are losing money and some people say they're no.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 8th, 2017

Ex-Obama officials begin health insurance sign-up campaign

Former Obama administration officials are undertaking a private campaign to encourage people to sign up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2017

Obama veterans launch health insurance sign-up campaign

Former Obama administration officials say they're launching a private campaign to encourage people to sign up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2017

Regulate the private health sector

Like telecom, power, and aviation, we need a regulatory system for health care at all levels.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Even with emergency funding, VA says private health care program for veterans may run out of money as soon as December

Even with emergency funding, VA says private health care program for veterans may run out of money as soon as December ......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2017

VA: Money for private health care may run out by year"s end

Weeks after a veterans' health.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2017