Posts Tagged: Anthem

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits. The Wall Street Journal, July 3, 2017.  The recent settlement could make it possible for future plaintiffs to argue they were harmed as a result… 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Tighter Prescribing Rules: An Anti-Abuse Strategy That Could Hurt Patients in Pain. Kaiser Health News, November 30, 2016. Many states are making it harder for doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers to patients, however, this… 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) IBM: Employees, not outsiders, are responsible for majority of cyber threats. Healthcare IT News, September 21, 2016. Healthcare employees open the door to theft, malware, ransomware and many other problems. 2) Mylan CEO Faces… 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 Panel Urges Mandatory Opioid Training for Doctors. The Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2016. An advisory panel endorsed mandatory training for doctors who prescribe opioid painkillers. 2) Anthem CFO to resign as insurer… 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 Insurance Deductibles Outpacing Wage Increases, Study Finds. The New York Times, September 22, 2015. The upward creep in health insurance deductibles has easily outpaced the increase in wages over the last five years.… 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 Care Law Paperwork Costs Small Businesses Thousands. AP, March 18, 2015. Complying with the Affordable Care Act is costing small businesses thousands of dollars. 2) Premera Blue Cross hack exposes 11M. Healthcare IT… Read the rest »

Many practices are not ready to deal with patients who refuse to share basic information such as a copy of their driver’s license. After Anthem and other large scale health care breaches, many patients are becoming more and more hesitant to share their information with their doctors. If Anthem can be hacked, so can your… Read the rest »