Posts Tagged: Mylan

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) Aetna to Pull Out of Current Affordable Care Act Exchanges. The Wall Street Journal, May 10, 2017. Aetna will pull out of the ACA exchanges this year due to losses, resulting from the marketplace… 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) Feds join second Medicare Advantage fraud lawsuit against UnitedHealth. Modern Healthcare, March 28, 2017. The DOJ has joined another lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group alleging that the insurer claimed patients were sicker than they were.… 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) Medical startup aims to put your primary care doctor in the cloud. STAT, October 5, 2016. Sherpaa aims to fill coverage gaps found in many insurance plans by replacing doctor visits with text messages… 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) Furor Over Drug Prices Puts Patient Advocacy Groups in Bind. The New York Times, September 27, 2016. Patient advocacy groups have not spoken out against the cost of drugs, because many of the groups… 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) IBM: Employees, not outsiders, are responsible for majority of cyber threats. Healthcare IT News, September 21, 2016. Healthcare employees open the door to theft, malware, ransomware and many other problems. 2) Mylan CEO Faces… Read the rest »