Care Delivery

The Affordable Care Act will remain in place after a judge declared the healthcare rule was unconstitutional in late December. The judge, U.S. District Court Judge Reed O'Connor, has since stated the ACA will remain in effect while the case goes through an appeals process.

Walgreens Boots Alliance has teamed up with Verily, the life sciences unit of Google parent company Alphabet. The two companies will focus on improving outcomes for patients with chronic conditions, CNBC reported.

After a delay, Cigna has closed its $67 billion acquisition of Express Scripts, the company confirmed on Dec. 20.

The shift to value-based care made significant headway in 2017, according to a new survey from the Health Care Transformation Task Force that found nearly half of their business was in value-based payment arrangements by the end of the year.

Roughly 3 in 10 Americans don’t seek medical care because they can’t afford it, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Amazon’s foray into the healthcare space has taken many forms so far, but experts are still piecing together the whole story of what the e-commerce giant is planning, CNBC reported.

A Texas judge has ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional in its entirety, throwing the American healthcare system into an uncertain future.

A majority of consumers have at least one social determinant of health (SDOH) challenge that could impact their care, according to a survey from medical billing service Waystar.

Four thousand California-based mental health workers with Kaiser Permanente went on strike this week to call attention to the need for more clinicians and better scheduling for patients.

After months of back-and-forth, Envision Healthcare has renewed its contract with UnitedHealthcare.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has linked up with mobile service provider T-Mobile to improve access to healthcare for veterans through telehealth.

A significant portion of healthcare workers are born outside the U.S., according to a new study published by Harvard Medical School researchers in JAMA.