Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

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 Pham’s attorneys say hospital won’t reveal details of how disease spread. The Dallas Morning News, June 9, 2016.

Nina Pham is suing Texas Health Resources and claims the company isn’t living up to its promises.

3) Government Seeks Limits on Short-Term Health Policies. The Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2016.

The Obama administration is seeking a limit to short-term health policies that last less than three months.

4) Godman Sachs: Obamacare forcing hundreds of thousands into part-time work. Washington Examiner, June 8, 2016.

A new analysis shows that Obamacare is forcing a few hundred thousand workers into involuntary part-time employment.

5) Aetna downplays timing of $13 billion debt offering for Humana deal. Modern Healthcare, June 8, 2016.

Aetna’s new debt reflects a good borrowing market.

Do you have questions about healthcare issues? We can help. For assistanceCLICK HERE.

Get “News You Can Use” delivered directly to your e-mail inbox. CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE.

P.S. If you or your patients are interested in consumer healthcare issues, check out myhealthspin.com.

Related Posts

Categories

Recent Posts

Who Pays Attorney Fees?
June 30, 2022
Does Facebook have your PHI?
June 28, 2022
How to Protect Your Business from Cybercrime
June 23, 2022
Are You Continuing to Offer Telehealth?
June 21, 2022
Employee or Independent Contractor?
June 16, 2022

Subscribe

Enter your email to subscribe now and receive your FREE HIPAA Risk Assessment book!

An essential tool for all healthcare providers, Easy Guide to HIPAA Risk Assessments breaks down the requirements of HIPAA so you can successfully complete your required risk assessment.

 

Get it now for FREE (an $8.99 value!)

One more step! Please check your email to confirm your subscription and receive your FREE book!