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Patients may want to steer clear of healthcare providers that have been accused of fraud and abuse of the Medicare system, according to new research that shows a risk of beneficiary health and longevity among these providers.

The healthcare space has seen an influx of investment from private equity groups looking to innovate the market, but the role of these investors could also be pushing healthcare prices higher.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) bill to lower drug prices is facing new challenges as congressional Democrats debate changes to the plan, The Hill reported.

Social media giant Facebook has announced its new Preventive Health Tool aimed at prompting users of its site to connect with healthcare services and organizations.

Walgreens is switching up its approach to in-store clinics, closing the clinics it operates and keeping those run by other health systems.

Americans are split across healthcare reform options, according to a recent survey, revealing that many are dissatisfied with the current healthcare system but don’t agree on how to improve it.

Louisville-based Humana plans to cut down its workforce 2% over the coming days, or about 800 employees, the company confirmed. 

Lack of understanding about healthcare insurance is impacting the health of Americans.

Alphabet, parent company of Google, is reportedly in talks to acquire wearables company Fitbit and has already made an offer, Reuters reported Monday.

Mastercard, a financial services company known for its credit card offerings, is dipping a toe into the healthcare space with a product suite designed for healthcare partners.

Cerner Corporation, one of the nation’s largest electronic health records platforms, has partnered with Uber Health to improve non-emergency transportation that can be included in the patient record.

Telehealth is finally seeing a little more traction in acceptance and use, according to a recent survey from J.D. Power. In fact, telehealth adoption is set to grow as more consumers use the technology and recommend the service to others.