InnovationCMS to Combine, Standardize Compare Tools
The new format is designed to facilitate access through a single-entry point.
StrategyPatient Services Inc. to Pay $3M for Alleged Role as Illegal Conduit for Drug Makers
PSI coordinated with three pharmaceutical manufacturers ? Insys, Aegerion, and Alexion ? to facilitate paying kickbacks to Medicare patients taking...
Clinical CareFederal Regulators: Newark Beth Israel Put Patients in 'Immediate Jeopardy'
A government investigation found that the New Jersey hospital's transplant team was failing to learn from surgical errors.
FinanceAHIP Seeks 'Context' For Report Detailing Bloated Administrative Costs
A study compared administrative costs for healthcare in Canada and the United States and found a spending gap that is...
InnovationA Reality Check On Artificial Intelligence: Are Health Care Claims Overblown?
As happens when the tech industry gets involved, hype surrounds the claims that artificial intelligence will help patients and even...
FinanceCalifornia AG Announces $575M Settlement in Sutter Antitrust Case
The settlement between Sutter Health and a group of self-funded employers along with the California Attorney General's office was reached...
FinanceBipartisan Investigation Into Surprise Billing Practices Expands
The congressional probe now includes physician staffing companies and health insurers.
FinanceSen. Chuck Grassley Wants a Hospital System That Sued Poor Patients to Explain Itself
A spokesperson for the system said the hospital had received the letter and will work with the senator 'to address...
StrategyCreating a Culture That Puts an End to Sexual Harassment in Healthcare
These tips can help you implement training and reporting that drive the incident rate to zero.
Clinical CareFBI Investigating Newark Beth Israel's Transplant Program for Possible Fraud
The medical center's transplant director instructed staff to keep a vegetative patient alive, and not to discuss options such as...
StrategyVerma Slams Nonprofit Hospitals That Sue Patients for Payment
CMS administrator also trumpets new hospital, insurer transparency rules.
StrategyFormer CEO Agrees to Sell 13 Properties to Settle False Claims Case
The settlement follows a separate criminal conviction, for which the ex-exec has already been sentenced to prison.