Posts Tagged: Blue Cross

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) FDA Approves First Dissolving Stent for US Patients. AP, July 5, 2016. A medical implant has been approved to treat clogged arteries, but it has not proved safer than older medical stents. 2) Blue… 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 Insurer CareFirst Says It Was Hacked. The Wall Street Journal, May 20, 2015. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s personal information of over a million consumers was breached by Chinese cyberspies. 2) ICD-10: Heritage Foundation strikes… 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 »