Posts Tagged: Senate

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Plan. The New York Times, July 26, 2017. The Senate rejected a measure that would repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 2) Romania to pass… Read the rest »

Early opinions are widely varied. 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). According to the Congressional Budget Office (“CBO”), the Senate bill aimed… Read the rest »

Unfortunately, the future of health insurance is very uncertain right now. Did you know that a group of 13 male, Republican Senators is currently working on a draft bill of the repeal/replace Obamacare behind closed doors? The group of Senators claimed they are close to having a proposal to take to the floor. The bill… 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) Feds join second Medicare Advantage fraud lawsuit against UnitedHealth. Modern Healthcare, March 28, 2017. The DOJ has joined another lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group alleging that the insurer claimed patients were sicker than they were.… 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) EpiPen Manufacturer will be a No-Show at Senate Hearing. AP, November 21, 2016. Mylan is refusing to testify on a settlement over its EpiPen. 2) CMS seeks to block supplemental Medicaid payments to providers.… 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) National Health Spending to Surpass $10,000 a Person in 2016. The New York Times, July 13, 2016. Spending is expected to grow by an average of 5.8% per year until 2025. 2) Fewer than… 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) Senate Approves Update of Toxic-Chemical Regulations. The New York Times, June 7, 2016. The Senate gave final approval to overhaul the existing law governing toxic chemicals in homes and businesses. 2) Ebola nurse Nina… 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) Pfizer to pay almost $785  million to resolve drug discount case. Crain’s, April 27, 2016. Pfizer is resolving a 14-year-old lawsuit filed alleging overcharging the government for drugs provided to hospitals. 2) Drug Prices… Read the rest »