Posts Tagged: rates

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) Trump Administration Won’t Be Forced to Provide Health-Insurance Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2017. A federal judge in California said he would not force the Trump administration to continue paying insurers for… 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) ONC dials back meaningful use certification program. Healthcare IT News, September 21, 2017. Changes have been made to meaningful use criteria to reduce the burden on the industry. 2) States ask insurers to prioritize… 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) FDA Approves First Dissolving Stent for US Patients. AP, July 5, 2016. A medical implant has been approved to treat clogged arteries, but it has not proved safer than older medical stents. 2) Blue… Read the rest »

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Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) States, plans get no flexibility under final mental health parity rule. Modern Healthcare, March 29, 2016. CMS has finalized a rule that requires states to provide Medicaid enrollees and children the same level of… 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 Michigan dissolves hospital boards, creates new governing structure. Crain’s, August 26, 2015. Ascension Health Michigan has created a single nine-member statewide board with regional sub-boards. 2) Insurers Win Big Health-Rate Increases. 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) CMS gives IT entrepreneurs access to Medicare data. Healthcare IT News, June 2, 2015. CMS will allow innovators to access Medicare data to conduct research aimed at developing tools and technologies to improve care.… Read the rest »