Health insurance providers are increasingly stepping into the world of in-store clinics, becoming both the payer and the provider of care.

Members of the nation’s largest association for accountable care organizations have asked CMS to delay the implementation of direct contracting payment models and make some suggested changes. Not doing so could “derail” the new payment reform, according to NAACOS.

The novel coronavirus originating from China has continued to spread around the world and has increased the risk of drug shortages in the U.S. as a result of dependence on Chinese drug ingredients.

UnitedHealth Group, which owns the nation’s largest health insurance provider UnitedHealthcare, has parted ways with physician staffing firm Mednax, and cut the company from its in-network providers.

The Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, which covers hip and knee joint replacement bundled payments, could see a three-year extension, CMS announced in a proposed rule.

Oscar Health has introduced a new drug formulary that will limit the cost for patients to just $3 per month for a supply of commonly used medicines, including insulin.

Patient privacy was under attack last year, with more than 41 million patient records breached, according to a new report from Protenus.

Amazon’s virtual care clinic offering for its Seattle-based employees has gone live.

GHX has awarded the best 50 healthcare organizations based on supply chain excellence.

Private equity firms are continuing their investments in physician practices, scooping up 355 acquisitions from 2013 to 2016, according to a new study published in JAMA.

Cerner Corporation, a health information and EHR technology company, has extended its partnership with not-for-profit healthcare company Intermountain Healthcare in a multiyear agreement.

Mayo Clinic is expanding its library of clinical insights by enabling other healthcare organizations to access and deliver digital content across the clinical and operational aspects of a patient care journey.