Posts Tagged: funding

Two senators have reached a deal to reinstate federal subsidies. 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). Republican Senator Lamar Alexander and Democratic… 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) In Puerto Rico, Health Concerns Grow Amid Lack of Clean Water, Medical Care. The Wall Street Journal, October 4, 2017. The aftermath of Hurricane Maria includes many health concerns in Puerto Rico, including lack… 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) U.S. Charges Four With Trading Insider Trips on Health-Care Policy. The Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2017. Federal prosecutors filed insider-trading charges concerning information about government-funding levels for cancer treatments and kidney dialysis. 2)… 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) EpiPen Manufacturer will be a No-Show at Senate Hearing. AP, November 21, 2016. Mylan is refusing to testify on a settlement over its EpiPen. 2) CMS seeks to block supplemental Medicaid payments to providers.… 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) Patient notifications about payment models could cost hospitals. Modern Healthcare, October 11, 2016. Hospitals say a proposal to have them notify patients regarding a change in coverage would result in high penalties and be… 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) Report: US Medicine Spending Up 8.5 Percent 2015. AP, April 14, 2016. The spending on prescription drugs increased 8.5% last year, mainly due to the growing use of expensive drugs and price increases on… 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) What the turmoil at Zenefits reveals about Silicon Valley’s big problem with health care. Washington Post, February 8, 2016. Zenefits was one of the fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley, but it realized that… 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 »