Monthly Archives: August 2018

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Administration Moving Forward on Drug-Price Transparency Measures. Bloomberg, August 23, 2018.  Trump Administration takes a step forward on drug-price transparency measures. 2) Kansas Governor’s Task Force Support Medicaid Expansion. U.S. News, August 23, 2018. The task… Read the rest »

Many healthcare providers are doing just that. Healthcare providers are leaving important healthcare information open for anyone to take. Just like locking your front door, you must protect your health information. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Anthem ties-up with Walmart for over-the-counter drugs. Reuters, August 20, 2018.  Anthem has partnered with Walmart to allow Medicare Advantage plan to purchase over-the-counter medications. 2) Nearly 20% of Medicare radition therapy planning payments were… Read the rest »

Football season is starting, but this is no time to drop the ball on employee compliance training. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Monsanto Hit by $289 Million Verdict in Cancer Case. The Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2018.  The jury determines that the company failed to warn of potential risk of cancer from using their products. 2)… Read the rest »

All too often, vendor risks and contracts are not managed correctly. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). It’s no secret that… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) New Trump administration rule will require hospitals post prices online. The Hill, August 3, 2018.  Hospitals will be required to post online a list of their standard charges. 2) Prime Healthcare Services To Pay $65M… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) HHS Report Finds Fraud, Neglect in Hospice Industry. The Washington Post, July 31, 2018.  The report uncovers missed visits, uncontrolled pain and fraud. 2) Trump Administration Officials Debate Partial Medicaid Expansion. The New York Times, July 30, 2018. … Read the rest »