Posts Tagged: fraud

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) House passes multiple Medicaid bills. E&C, December 11, 2018.  The House of Representatives passed the Improving Medicaid Programs and Opportunities for Eligible Beneficiaries (IMPROVE) Act. 2) ACOs object to proposed the Medicare rules. The Washington Post,… 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) Former psychologist, wife sentenced to prison for Medicaid fraud. Wyoming Tribune Eagle, December 5 2018.  The couple was sentenced to 37 months in prison. 2) Medicare improperly paid $34 to medical equipment suppliers: OIG. Fierce Healthcare,… 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) Trump admin forming ‘contingency plans’ if lawsuit kills Obamacare. The Washington Times, November 27, 2018.  The administration is forming a plan to ensure sick American’s can still get insurance if Obamacare gets struck down. 2)… 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) Drug Manufacturers Call New York Opioid Stewardship Act Unconstitutional. The Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2018.  Drug manufacturers are fighting a law that aims to collect money from the industry to help lower costs from the… 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) Healthcare.gov breach compromised applicants’ financial, immigration data. The Washington Times, November 10, 2018.  The hack back in October compromised the personal information of people who applied for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act. 2)… 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) Texas has policy measures to protect against surprise billing. Forbes, November 2, 2018.  The state is creating measures to protect patients from getting unexpected bills from out-of-network providers. 2) Fraud charges filed in investigation of… 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) Trump administration squares off with drug makers over plan. The Associated Press, October 26, 2018.  Trump is pushing a plan to lower drug prices, putting his administration at odds with pharmaceutical companies. 2) Government warns… 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) Trump administration set to expand religious exemptions to birth control coverage. The Washington Post, October 19, 2018.  The Trump administration is looking to reverse the ACA rule requiring employers to cover birth control 2) Hackers breach… Read the rest »