Perspective: Denials of Health Insurance Claims Are Rising — And Getting Weirder
Kaiser Health News | May 30, 2023
Denials have become another predictable, miserable part of the patient experience.
Human Resources
Walgreens is set to layoff more than 500 workers - 10% of its corporate workforce
Daily Mail | May 30, 2023
Walgreens Boots Alliance is to layoff 504 corporate employees as financial obligations for opioid litigation and other legal matters pile...
Man in police custody falls to death after breaking CA hospital window with oxygen tank | May 30, 2023
A man in police custody died in Northern California after he broke a hospital's window with a metal oxygen tank...
Delaware County (PA) lawmakers reintroduce hospital reform legislation
WHYY | May 30, 2023
Influenced by the impact of Crozer Health's struggles, one of the bills includes a prohibition on for-profit hospitals.
Newsom, Dems at odds over billions in healthcare funds
California Healthline | May 30, 2023
Newsom is holding on to revenue raised from the so-called individual mandate and his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal...
Managed Care of North America hack affects 8.9M people
The HIPAA Journal | May 30, 2023
This is the largest healthcare data breach to be reported by a single covered entity so far this year, and...
Trending in telehealth: May 16 – 22, 2023
The National Law Review | May 30, 2023
Trending in Telehealth highlights state developments that affect providers, telehealth companies, pharmacists, and tech companies that deliver and facilitate virtual...
Univera grant to UPMC Chautauqua supports telehealth expansion
The Post-Journal | May 30, 2023
A health equity award from Univera Healthcare is helping UPMC Chautauqua provide telehealth services to patients receiving outpatient behavioral healthcare.
Medicare telehealth and the end of the PHE | May 30, 2023
With the end of the PHE, Congress must act if some of these flexibilities are to become permanent fixtures of...
WI lawmakers renew push to grant licenses, independence to advanced practice nurses
Superior Telegram | May 30, 2023
Groups representing nurses are making another push to create a new license for advanced practice RNs who perform many of...
Clinical Care
Medical Misinformation: 'It can be Life-Threatening'
Christopher Cheney | May 30, 2023
Common areas of medical misinformation are related to childhood vaccinations, natural remedies, and dietary supplements.
Clinical Care
As cancer drug shortages grow, some doctors are forced to ration doses or delay care
NBC News | May 30, 2023
Widespread shortages of cancer drugs are forcing doctors to make difficult decisions about how to treat their patients, including rationing...
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