Posts Tagged: #ascension

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Chamber of Commerce Sues HHS Over Insurance Transparency Rule Bloomberg Law The US Chamber of Commerce sued federal agencies to stop the implementation of a price transparency provision. Ascension Michigan to pay $2.8M to feds… Read the rest »

You should be, because the government is watching your billing. One recent example is Ascension Michigan’s agreement to pay the government $2.8 Million for false claims allegations. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important… 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: FDA allows automatic ‘generic’ swap for brand-name insulin The Detroit News The FDA approved a generic version of Lantus, a fast-acting insulin. Ascension Health latest health care system to require COVID-19 vaccines for employees Detroit… 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: 5,800 COVID-19 infections detected among 77 million vaccinated people: CDC   Beckers Hospital Review   A small proportion of Americans – about 5,800 out of nearly 77 million – have contracted COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated against… 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: Aspirus acquiring Ascension hospitals, clinics in Wisconsin Fox 6 Aspirus Health is buying seven Ascension hospitals, 21 clinics, and transport services in parts of Wisconsin. CMS issues final rule for Medicare coverage of breakthrough technologies:… 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: Ascension records $1B annual loss Becker’s Hospital Review Ascension ended the period with a loss from its previous fiscal year. Benzodiazepines to Carry Abuse, Addiction Warnings Medpage Today The FDA is now requiring benzodiazepines 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: Ascension move to outsource IT will eliminate ‘a few hundred’ jobs Becker’s Hospital Review Ascension is transforming its technology, which will result in the loss of a few hundred IT jobs. OCR amends HIPAA Privacy… Read the rest »