Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Senators Develop Package to Reduce Healthcare Costs. TheHill, June 19, 2019. The goal of the bipartisan package is to prevent patients from receiving surprise medical bills when they receive care from a provider that is… 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: Senators Put Pressure on Billing Company Involved In Data Breach. TheHill, June 7, 2019. The breach involved an unauthorized user gaining access to the system of the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), the billing collection… 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: Revenue Problems for Hospitals under new Michigan Auto Insurance Law. Crains Detroit. June 2, 2019 Suburban Detroit hospital systems appear to be at risk of losing millions of dollars in annual revenue as a result… 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: Transition to ‘Medicare for All’ health care system could be complicated, say budget analysts. The Washington Times, May 22, 2019. After hashing out the details analysts are worried that the transition to Medicare for All… 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: Trump administration postpones some Medicare drug-cost proposals. CNBC, May 17, 2019. The Trump administration has decided to put part of its Medicare drug cost-cutting proposal on hold for the time being. 2) ‘Medicare for All’… 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: Federal regulators want state to resolve Medicaid backlog. AP, May 5, 2019. Federal regulators have asked the state to work on resolving its backlog of more than 70,000 applicants in Ohio. 2) Scrap ‘Obamacare’? Maybe… 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: Trump, GOP asks appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare’. AP, May 1, 2019. The Trump administration formally asks the appeals court to strike down the Affordable Care Act. 2) Medicare-for-all gets a reality check. The Washington… 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: U.S. primary care experiment aims to spur innovation. Its impact depends on the answer to these questions. STAT, April 25, 2019. The initiative aims to pay doctors to use technology before health problems start. 2)… Read the rest »