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The Trump administration’s efforts to change the Medicaid program by allowing states to implement work requirements could be under threat as they are challenged in court and threatened by a new report that shows the steep cost of putting the changes into place.

A handful of states are contemplating leaving the federal healthcare marketplace in favor of their own state-based marketplace. 

Healthcare organizations are seeing a higher rate of cyberattacks, with more targeted email campaigns and more staff members being attacked, according to a report from Proofpoint that outlined emerging trends in cyberattacks.

Medicare may be shelling out an extra $1.2 billion in overpayments for graduate medical education (GME), which trains medical residents, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Currently, the way healthcare providers process patient billing and payment doesn’t totally line up with consumers’ desires and expectations.

Johnson & Johnson was hit with an $8 billion judgment and ordered to pay a Maryland man after the company failed to sufficiently warn users that its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could cause breast growth in men.

The healthcare uninsured rate in the U.S. is rising, but not all cities are seeing the same decline. WalletHub took a look at 548 U.S. cities to compare insurance coverage rates, ranking the highest and lowest cities by uninsured rate.

Nearly 54 million Americans have a pre-existing condition, according to a new statistic from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The finding comes at a time when a court of appeals is considering a case that could impact those with pre-existing conditions.

HHS proposed anticipated changes to kickbacks regulations and the physician self-referral law, known as the Stark Law, Oct. 9. 

Surgical staplers are the No. 1 health technology hazard for 2020, according to a new ranking from ECRI Institute.

The Republican party can no longer rely on U.S. doctors as supporters and donators, as this once solid group of backers has turned toward the Democratic party over the last several decades, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal.

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, currently the mayor of South Bend, Ind., presented his plan to take on high drug prices this week, tackling one of the hottest election issues.