StrategyHealthcare Is Front and Center as DeSantis and Newsom Go Mano a Mano
The matchup promises to be a heated brawl between rising political stars.
PayerBig Insurance Met Its Match When It Turned Down a Top Trial Lawyer's Request for Cancer Treatment
Blue Cross and Blue Shield denied payment for the proton therapy Robert 'Skeeter' Salim's doctor ordered to fight his throat...
Clinical CareFeds Hope to Cut Sepsis Deaths by Hitching Medicare Payments to Treatment Stats
A new Biden administration rule setting treatment metrics for sepsis has triggered pushback for its lack of flexibility.
StrategyUnderstanding Healthcare Labor Unrest in Three Words: Overworked, Understaffed, Underpaid
Pharmacy workers at Walgreens are walking off the job as labor unrest continues to rock the healthcare sector.
Clinical CareUnstoppable: This Doctor Has Been Investigated at Every Level of Government. How Is He Still Practicing?
Medical boards, a health department and even federal investigators have scrutinized Dr. James McGuckin's vascular clinics. Today he still practices,...
TelehealthAudit: Telehealth Bolstered End-Stage Renal Care During PHE
However, OIG wants more details on what telecommunications platforms are used.
PayerHow Often Do Health Insurers Say No to Patients? No One Knows.
Insurers' denial rates ? a critical measure of how reliably they pay for customers' care ? remain mostly secret to...
Human ResourcesWA Hospital Fined $240K After Nosy ER Guards Probe Patient Records
The HIPAA breach by two dozen guards at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital affected 419 patients.
NursingHealthcare Workers Who Cover Up Patient Abuse Face Stiffer Penalties Under New IL Law
The legislation, spurred by a news investigation, allows workers to be barred from healthcare jobs for obstructing investigations into staff...
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.