Hospitals

    • First Edition: July 29, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including coverage of the latest Medicare trustee report and the details of the veterans care legislation on Capitol Hill.

      (Daily Report) 7:32AM ET

    • Deal Said To Address VA's Short- And Long-Term Needs

      Negotiators on Sunday reported reaching an agreement, which is expected to authorize billions of dollars in emergency spending to bring more physicians, nurses and clinic sites to the Veterans Affairs system. Legislation is to be unveiled today. Lawmakers have only about five working days before the August break to finalize the agreement.

      (Daily Report) Jul 28

    • New Wave Of Patients Boosting Hospital Earnings

      Earnings reports offered last week by two hospital operators offer evidence that the health law's coverage expansion is leading more patients to seek treatment.

      (Daily Report) Jul 28

    • State Highlights: Va. Lt. Gov. Juggles Politics And Pediatrics

      A selection of health policy news from Virginia, Maryland, Florida, New York, Wisconsin, Washington state, New Jersey and Kansas.

      (Daily Report) Jul 28

    • First Edition: July 28, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about the deal reached by House and Senate negotiators regarding veterans' health care.

      (Daily Report) Jul 28

    • Expensive Hepatitis Drug Challenges Medicaid Programs' Funding

      State officials are nervous about how to afford the new medicine, which can run $84,000 for treatment. Also in Medicaid news, federal data show children using emergency room treatment at night or weekends are often on Medicaid.

      (Daily Report) Jul 25

    • State Highlights: Public Comments On Mass. Hospital Deal; Wash. Insurance Case Brings Allegations

      A selection of health policy stories from Massachusetts, Washington state, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

      (Daily Report) Jul 25

    • First Edition: July 25, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports that the Obama administration is moving ahead in preparations for the health law's employer mandate.

      (Daily Report) Jul 25

    • California Nurses Union Braces For Contract Battle

      The powerful California Nurses Association is threatening to strike as it begins negotiations with Kaiser Permanente on a new four-year contract.

      (Daily Report) Jul 23

    • First Edition: July 23, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including coverage and analysis of yesterday's conflicting legal decisions regarding the health law.

      (Daily Report) Jul 23