Posts Tagged: Medicare

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) FDA approves Novartis combo therapy for aggressive type of thyroid cancer. Reuters, May 4 2018.  A new type of combination therapy has been approved to treat advanced thyroid cancer. 2) Senators encourage FDA to pull… 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) House defeats ‘right-to-try’ legislation to allow expanded us of experimental drugs. The Washington Post, March 13, 2018.  The “right to try” bill would allow terminally ill patients early access to experimental drugs before they pass… 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) Appeals court raises doubts on attempt to settle Obamacare litigation. Politico Pulse, March 5, 2018.  A D.C. circuit raising issues at a lawsuit filed against the Obama administration in regards to cost-sharing subsidiaries. 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) Michigan health care provider accused of fraud scheme. AP, February 14, 2018. A Michigan autism therapy provider has been accused of targeting poor communities in Detroit for a Medicaid fraud scheme. 2) Concussions Can… 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) U.S. telehealth industry eyes Medicare for its next big check. Reuters, January 30, 3018. Four bills that may be signed into law carry solutions to barriers that have prevented Medicare from reimbursing physicians. 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) 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) 2017 was a big year for FDA digital health regulations. Healthcare IT News, December 26, 2017. The FDA revised regulatory processes, implemented a pre-certification program and released new guidance this year. 2) ‘Nobody Thought… Read the rest »