In Houston, tackling the problems of super-utilizers took unprecedented planning among typically disjointed city and county agencies, hospitals and nonprofits. Now, many hospitals and the fire department pool their data.
Federal officials this month warned 21 Medicare Advantage insurers with high rates of errors in their online network directories that they could face heavy fines or have to stop enrolling people if the problems are not fixed by Feb. 6.
When tiny Australian biotech firm Innate Immunotherapeutics needed to raise money last summer, it didn't issue stock on the open market. Instead, it offered a sweetheart deal to "sophisticated U.S. investors," company documents show.
The nonprofit California Integrated Data Exchange, launched by insurers Blue Shield of California and Anthem Inc. in 2014, intends to merge with the Inland Empire Health Information Exchange. Together, they would have insurance claims and medical records of 16.7 million...
New study raises the possibility that some women who believe their lives were saved by mammograms were actually harmed by cancer screenings that led to treatment they didn't need, says Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society.