Health Care

Jan 17, 2014

Businesses continue to face significant Obamacare transitions

The big date — Jan. 1, 2014 — is past, but Obamacare transitions for businesses are not.

Jan 16, 2014

Emergency report card: Pa. 6th in nation with C+

Pennsylvania ranks sixth in the nation with a C in the newly released American College of Emergency Physicians' report card on America's emergency care environment.

Jan 16, 2014

Report: Elder care market to reach $436B by 2018

The U.S. elder care market is expected to increase from about $320 billion in 2013 to $436.6 billion by 2018, according to a report from BCC Research.

Jan 15, 2014

$5M gift sets record for Holy Spirit Health System

A $5 million donation for new operating rooms is the largest gift ever made to Holy Spirit Health System, according to the East Pennsboro Township-based nonprofit.

Jan 15, 2014

Alexander Building finishes new WellSpan Health office

After 10 months of construction, Alexander Building Construction Co. has finished a new medical office on Queen Street in York for WellSpan Health.

Jan 14, 2014

PinnacleHealth, Penn State Hershey hire Cain Brothers & Co. as relationship adviser

Penn State Hershey and PinnacleHealth have engaged Cain Brothers & Co. as the strategic adviser to guide their exploration of an expanded relationship between the two organizations.

Jan 14, 2014

Feds intervene in 8 lawsuits against HMA, including local case

The U.S. Department of Justice has intervened in eight False Claims Act lawsuits against Health Management Associates Inc., including one focusing on two Lancaster County hospitals.

Jan 13, 2014

Capital BlueCross, PinnacleHealth announce collaboration

Capital BlueCross and PinnacleHealth System are teaming up to offer businesses a new health insurance plan called CareConnect Point of Service.

Jan 10, 2014

HMA whistleblower suit focuses on Lancaster hospitals

Two people who worked at Lancaster County hospitals owned by Health Management Associates Inc. are accusing the company of illegally giving physicians kickbacks in return for referrals, according to a newly unsealed federal lawsuit that was filed in 2010.

Jan 10, 2014

In brief: Tenants move into Medical Professional Center

The new Medical Professional Center at 8105 Adams Drive in Swatara Township is open for business, with some practices already in place and others scheduled to move in soon.

Jan 9, 2014

HAP: Healthy PA should start earlier, be less complex

After assessing Healthy Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed alternative to a standard Obamacare Medicaid expansion, The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania has concerns.

Jan 9, 2014

Supreme Court sets March 25 arguments for Conestoga Wood, Hobby Lobby

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for March 25 on combined landmark cases involving Obamacare's contraception mandate.