Posts Tagged: insurers

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Health insurers urged to ‘do the right thing’ after Harvey. Houston Chronicle, September 6, 2017. The Texas Department of Insurance is urging health insurers to loosen restrictions for people seeking medical or mental health… 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) Genome Cloaking can protect patient privacy, Stanford researchers say. Healthcare IT News, August 23, 2017. Researchers have developed a method to keep genetic information protected when doctors analyze complete human genomes. 2) Weak patient… 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) Budget deal advances plan to test Medicaid mental health integration. Crain’s, June 20, 2017. A controversial plan set to integrate the state’s physical and mental health delivery system for Medicaid patients is set 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: 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) 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) Precision medicine growth hinges on electronic health records. Healthcare IT News, January 7, 2016. Precision medicine is about delivering the right treatment at the right time for individual illnesses, which will require the use… 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) Ascension Health Michigan dissolves hospital boards, creates new governing structure. Crain’s, August 26, 2015. Ascension Health Michigan has created a single nine-member statewide board with regional sub-boards. 2) Insurers Win Big Health-Rate Increases. The… Read the rest »