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: 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: 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: 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Montana Legislature passes Medicaid expansion bill. The Associated Press, April 18, 2019. The Montana House passed a bill to continue the program for another six years. The program provides care to almost 100,000 residents. 2)… Read the rest »