Monthly Archives: February 2019

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) New Rules Could Ease Patients’ Access to Their Own Health Records. The Wall Street Journal, February 11, 2019.  The Trump administration is proposing actions to allow patients easier access to their personal health information, even… 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) AGs in Michigan, 3 other states seek to defend health law. Associated Press, January 31, 2019.  The Michigan Attorney General is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit to defend the federal health care law after… Read the rest »

On January 28, 2019, it was released that a founder and former employees of Insys are headed to trial for allegedly bribing Physicians to prescribe Fentanyl spray. This is one of many incidences where pharmaceutical companies resort to bribing physicians to prescribe their drug in order to boost sales. This practice is illegal and has… 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) U.S. judge to allow controversial evidence in Roundup cancer trials. Reuters, January 28, 2019.  The judge calls the decision most disappointing for Monsanto, who denies allegations that their product, Roundup causes cancer. 2) Dems hit… 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) Walgreens to Pay $269 Million on Claims It Overcharged Federal Programs. The Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2019.  The drugstore chain settles suits accusing it of billing for unneeded insulin pens. 2) Trump calls for cracking… Read the rest »