Posts Tagged: HHS

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) China Approves First Cancer Immunotherapy Drug. Stat News, June 15, 2018.  A Chinese drug retailer approved the new drug last Friday. 2) Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges. The New York Times, June… 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) HHS OIG: University of Michigan Health System overbills Medicare by $6.2 million. Modern Healthcare, February 6, 2018. The CMS overpaid the University of Michigan Health System by $6.2 million and now wants a refund.… Read the rest »

HIPAA states that you must report a breach without unreasonable delay and in no case later than 60 days from discovery of the breach. One state is looking to change these guidelines. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up… 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 expands mental health benefits to decrease suicide rates among new veterans. USA Today, January 10, 2018.  President Trump signed an order to provide more benefits to service members transitioning from the military to… 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) Hospitals ramp up efforts to reduce maternal deaths in Michigan. Crain’s, December 20, 2017. Michigan ranks eighth in the nation for its maternal mortality rate and hospitals are attempting to lower this number. 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) Hospitals Sue to Block HHS From Slashing Lucrative Drug Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2017.  The American Hospital Association and other groups have sued the Trump administration to stop cuts to drug… 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) Groups partner to better leverage HIEs for population health, quality improvement. Healthcare IT News, October 18, 2017. Two groups are working together to promote population health goals and cost reduction by tackling different aspects… Read the rest »