Posts Tagged: delay

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Want to avoid a drug pricing backlash? Keep the cost to yourself. STAT, April 12, 2017. Drug companies are delaying price announcements to avoid negative publicity. 2) Lawyers working at Guantanamo sue Pentagon over… 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) CMS angers hospitals with proposal to recover overpayments. Modern Healthcare, April 19, 2016. Hospitals are upset over a proposal to nearly double the expected payment reduction. 2) U.S. to Delay Release of New Hospital… 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) 8 out of 10 mobile health apps open to HIPAA violations, hacking, data theft. Healthcare IT News, January 13, 2016. Most health apps are susceptible to the most common hacking techniques: code tampering and… 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) Flint Mayor Declares Disaster in Hopes of Getting Federal Aid. The Wall Street Journal, December 15, 2015. Flint is seeking funding to address the effects of contamination in the city’s drinking supply. 2) In… 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) How much doctors are paid for quality may not matter much. Modern Healthcare, April 6, 2015. Bonuses and pay cuts based on patient care quality did little to change doctors’ performances. 2) Humana Estimates… 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) OIG to CMS: Make EHR fraud prevention efforts a priority. Healthcare IT News, April 1, 2015.  The Office of Inspector General is yet again calling out CMS for failing to address fraud vulnerabilities in… 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) HHS hits provider with $150,000 bill for HIPAA breach. Healthcare IT News, December 9, 2014. A mental health organization has agreed to pay after an investigation found inadequate safeguards for patient data. 2) ICD-10… Read the rest »