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Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: CMS to Pursue Recoup of $30 Billion that Medicare Advantage Plans Over-Billed. Kaiser Health News. July 16, 2019. CMS is proposing enhanced audits to recoup $1 billion in Medicare Advantage over-payments by 2020. 2) Nine… 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: Beaumont Health System Expanding into Ohio. Detroit Free Press July 9, 2019. Beaumont Health announced Tuesday that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Summa Health, a hospital system based out of northeastern… 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: Google and University of Chicago Among Others Charged with Misuse of Patient Data. Healthcare IT News, July 1, 2019. The federal complaint states that even though the patient data was de-identified, Google’s data mining makes… 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: Oakwood Physician Settles Lawsuit for More than $3 Million. Crains, June 25, 2019. A jury awarded more than $3 million to a person who was misdiagnosed with epilepsy. She is one of hundreds to accuse… 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 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: 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 »