Posts Tagged: WSU

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Gov. Snyder creates new opioid council to improve drug enforcement. MLive, August 16, 2017. Gov. Snyder is creating a council that will meet monthly to discuss trends, targets, methods, causes and other information 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) Budget deal advances plan to test Medicaid mental health integration. Crain’s, June 20, 2017. A controversial plan set to integrate the state’s physical and mental health delivery system for Medicaid patients is set 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) Health records vendor settles false claims suit for $155M. The AP, May 31, 2017. One of the largest EHR vendors is paying to settle allegations that it caused healthcare providers to submit false claims.… 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) One in six Obamacare customers could lose plans. The Washington Examiner, August 17, 2016. Insurer exits from the Obamacare marketplace are causing many to lose their plans. 2) Ash Stevens to be sold 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) Report: US Medicine Spending Up 8.5 Percent 2015. AP, April 14, 2016. The spending on prescription drugs increased 8.5% last year, mainly due to the growing use of expensive drugs and price increases on… 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) Who controls the data? U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear healthcare case. Modern Healthcare, June 29, 2015. Next term, the Supreme Court will hear a case on whether a self-funded insurer should have 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) Medical identity theft hits all-time high. Healthcare IT News, June 17, 2015. Medical identity theft has increased 22% from just last year. 2) Wayne State names dean of medical school, adds position to be… Read the rest »