StrategyWill a 'National Patient Safety Board,' Modeled After the NTSB, Actually Fly?
Stakeholders warn that public reporting would compromise data integrity by leading hospitals to scrub records to hide bad events.
PharmaIndivior, 42 AGs Reach $102M Suboxone Antitrust Settlement
The AGs had claimed that Invidior used 'product hopping' to block competition from generics for its opioid treatment drug.
Revenue CycleGI Docs Rail Against UHC's Looming Prior Authorization Mandate
GI docs say the payer is using AI to move large volumes of services through prior authorization.
MarketingGA Gov. Signs Law Banning 'Medical Title Misappropriation'
Peach State clinicians who violate it risk censure from their respective professional credentialing boards.
Revenue CycleMedicare Paid Providers $128M in Duplicate Payments for VA Care
Auditors blame CMS for failing to establish a data-sharing agreement with the VA.
StrategyAHA, AHIP, AMA, PhRMA Alliance Urges SCOTUS to Uphold False Claims Ruling
Billions of dollars at stake as high court takes up central tenets of the FCA.
TelehealthBetterHelp to Refund $7.8M for 'Deceiving' Customers, Selling Mental Health Data on Social Media, FTC Says.
In a first-of-its-kind proposed action, the commission also issued an order banning the online counseling service from sharing consumers mental...
PayerGovernment Lets Health Plans That Ripped Off Medicare Keep the Money
Payers have long feared CMS would demand repayment of billions of dollars in overcharges.
PharmaAmgen Pressed for 'Voluntary Compliance' in Senate Pharma Tax Avoidance Probe
Lawmakers are examining strategies drugmakers use to shield billions of dollars in profits from U.S. corporate taxes.
TelehealthMultistate AG Coaltion Urges Apple to Ensure Privacy of Third-Party Health Apps
In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, the AGs say patient privacy has become a priority since the SCOTUS...
PayerOIG: Medi-Cal Made $15.7M in Unallowable Capitation Payments
The California Department of Health Care Services agrees with the audit findings.
PayerBlue Shield of California Campaigns Against Medi-Cal 'Failed' Contracting Process
The payer has complained that the skewed process has allowed the state to award contracts to 'national, for-profit companies beholden...