Posts Tagged: Affordable Care Act

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: States Reach $700 Million Settlement with Reckitt Benckiser. Reuters. October 23, 2019. New York and other states have reached a $700 million settlement deal with Reckitt Benckiser over allegations that the drug distributor improperly marketed… 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: Democrats Fight for Universal Healthcare. Bloomberg. August 23, 2019. Democrats continue to engage in a vigorous debate about how to achieve their goal of universal health-care coverage.  2) Health Insurers Plan to Expand Offerings Under… 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: Senators Request Closing Loopholes That Make Health Care Fraud Simple. Pro Publica. August 14, 2019. After an account of how scam artists can easily gain access to health care money, Democratic senators this week sent… 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: Blue Cross of Michigan Sued for $40 Million for Unpaid Behavioral Health Claims. Crains Detroit. July 31, 2019. Substance-abuse treatment centers in Michigan sued Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for more than $40 million… 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: CMS to Pursue Recoup of $30 Billion that Medicare Advantage Plans Over-Billed. Kaiser Health News. July 16, 2019. CMS is proposing enhanced audits to recoup $1 billion in Medicare Advantage over-payments by 2020. 2) Nine… 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: Federal regulators want state to resolve Medicaid backlog. AP, May 5, 2019. Federal regulators have asked the state to work on resolving its backlog of more than 70,000 applicants in Ohio. 2) Scrap ‘Obamacare’? Maybe… 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: Meet the Whistleblower Who Just Cost Duke $112.5 Million. Medscape, March 26, 2019. Duke pays whistleblower millions in research fraud case. 2) Report: FDA to tighten pill manufacturing regs amid recalls. The Hill, March 27,… 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) Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man’s cancer. The Washington Post, March 19, 2019.  A jury determines that Roundup weed killer played a major factor in the cause of a man’s cancer. 2)… Read the rest »