Posts Tagged: Michigan

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Obama Praises Medicare For All Idea As He Begins Campaigning For The Midterms.  Politico, September 7, 2018.  Obama gives his support for Medicare For All. 2) UnitedHealthCare wins challenge of 2014 Medicare Advantage overpayment rule. Modern 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) To lower drug costs, CMS wants Medicare Part D plans to loosen formularies. STAT News, August 30, 2018.  In an effort to lower drug costs the Trump administration is allowing Medicare Part D plans 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) Ascension Health begins layoffs in Michigan. Crain’s, February 20, 2018. Ascension Health Michigan is laying off employees after reporting a 78% decline in operating income. 2) U.S. FDA says recalls, destroys certain kratom-containing dietary… 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 »

Medicaid fraud is a big problem and is happening locally. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). The owner of Harper Dermatology in… 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) UnitedHealth Says Tax Overhaul To Boost 2018 Earnings. The Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2018. UnitedHealth Group, Inc. will increase earnings by roughly 16% due to the technology and data initiatives in the federal… 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 »