Independence Blue Cross and Jefferson Health announced a new five-year contract that is designed to shift the model that pays for positive results rather than volume of services.
Individual health insurance rates are going up in 2018, but not as much as last year, according to requested increases made public Friday.
Crowded carrots led to lost sales at Bolthouse Farms. The problem has been fixed, the new president of the business said.
Project Home will have to bid on properties at North Philadelphia Health System's bankruptcy auction on Aug. 11 to preserve its chances of building affordable housing near the system's Girard Medical Center.
Wesley Enhanced Living, of Warminster, plans to spend $30 million on renovations at its Philadelphia-area senior-living communities, including $15 million at its Main Line campus in Media.
"TRI merging into PHMC creates great opportunity for the development of research and scientific-based programs that treat substance-use disorders," said PHMC president and chief executive Richard J. Cohen.
The insurer plans a significant reimbursement cut to doctors starting Aug. 1 due to area doctors' overuse of a particular code for unanticipated services provided during a visit.
Marrazo's $757,164 in total pay for 2015 was the highest among peer broadcasters, but his pay trailed that of WNYC chief executive Laura R. Walker, whose total compensation was $864,515 in 2015.
The Camden company said it will pay $700 million for Pacific Foods, an organic foods producer in Oregon.
The human services agency, rocked by the homicide of a resident in one of its facilities last fall, had to rely on a loan from another nonprofit to start its trip trip through bankruptcy.
The human-services agency, rocked by the homicide of a resident in one of its facilities last fall, has agreed to be acquired by Public Health Management Corp. as part of a reorganization.
The combined Thomas Jefferson University, with main campuses in Center City and East Falls, will field teams called the Rams.
A Mount Laurel nursing home whose Medicare agreement was canceled June 16 will remain open while a new owner seeks certification.
Tennessee-based Meridian Behavioral Health Systems is offering to buy the center, but has placed tough-to-meet conditions on the deal.
Virtua's board picked an executive from Baltimore to head South Jersey's largest health system.
The Kennett Square company said last summer that it had reached a preliminary agreement to settle the allegations of improper billing.
The closure of Mount Laurel Center, which has operations in New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, will put 323 out of work. Patients are to be transferred to other facilities by July 16.
The Montgomery County retirement giant named Gerald T. Grant to succeed Mark Vanderbeck, the former president and chief executive, who died suddenly last month.
The legal struggle between onetime would-be partners Main Line Health and developer William Burris could drag out the sale of the seminary property for years.
Expected property tax loss from for-profit hospital sales to the nonprofit Reading Health System worries school-district officials in Chester and Montgomery Counties.
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