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.

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

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.

More Americans afflicted with chronic disease are turning to unregulated markets such as Craigslist to find insulin and other necessary medications because they can’t afford to purchase them at the pharmacy­­.

 

As the world waits and watches to see what the coronavirus does next, the bad old flu is getting a second wind in the U.S.—and children may be bearing the brunt.

Among the team’s key findings were that around 10% of infected patients first presented with digestive troubles rather than fever and cough. More striking still, 41% seemed to have become infected within the hospital—and many of these were healthcare workers.

An AI simulation model predicts catastrophic effects of the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, but the credibility of AI models is being called into question.

Meat lovers beware: a new study gives a forkful of warnings about meat consumption and the associated risks of heart disease and death.

San Francisco-based One Medical, a membership primary care company, has launched its initial public offering with a starting share price of $14. The company expected to gain gross proceeds of $245 million.

The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus a public health emergency after more than 200 people have died from the illness.