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) Nessel joins legal challenge to Obamacare birth control mandate exemptions. The Detroit News, January 7, 2019.  Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is challenging federal rules that allow employers to refuse coverage of contraceptives on moral… 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) CMS Finalizes Rules for ACOs. Modern Healthcare, December 21, 2018.  Last week CMS finalized a rule that overhauls Medicare Shared Savings Program requiring accountable care programs to take on risk sooner or be eliminated… 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) 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 »