StrategyNeedle Exchanges Are Targeted by Eco-Rooted Lawsuits. A New California Law Will Stop That.
Opponents have deployed a novel strategy to shut them down: using environmental regulations to sue over needle waste.
PayerThe Threat and Potential of Quantum Computing for Healthcare
"If I was a payer right now, security and ransomware would be keeping me up at night," says one HIPAA...
StrategyColorado Clinic's Prescription for Healthier Patients? Lawyers
A Colorado health clinic incorporates legal assistance into its medical practice for patients facing eviction or deportation proceedings, among other...
TelehealthTelemedicine Abortions Offer Cheaper Options but May Also Undermine Critical Clinics
Nonprofit Carafem delivers abortion pills to a patient's home after a telemedicine visit for $375 or less.
Covid-19Federal Vaccine Program Hasn't Helped Those Whose Lives Were Altered by COVID Shot
The options are slim for people who suffer rare life-altering injuries after a COVID shot ? a problem whose significance...
PayerUnited Behavioral Health, United Healthcare to pay $15.6M for Illegal Denial of Mental Health, Substance Abuse Claims
The settlement stems from violations of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.
Covid-19A California Bill Would Limit Protests at Vaccination Sites. Does It Violate the First Amendment?
The measure was introduced after protesters briefly shut down a mass vaccination clinic at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium in January.
Human ResourcesFederal Speech Rulings May Embolden Healthcare Workers to Call Out Safety Issues
A federal court's decision could mean that hospitals will need to revise their policies barring workers from talking to the...
Clinical CareTo Get a Shot at Justice, They Were Forced to Prove Their Disabled Daughter's Intelligence
To qualify for Florida's NICA program, infants must suffer "substantial" damage to both body and mind. Though her body was...
StrategyIt's About to Get Tougher for Transgender People in Montana to Amend Birth Certificates
Fourteen other states require residents to provide proof of surgery to change the gender marker on their birth certificates.
Clinical CareDevice Makers Have Funneled Billions to Orthopedic Surgeons Who Use Their Products
SpineFrontier allegedly paid kickbacks to surgeons who agreed to implant the highly profitable devices in hundreds of patients.
Revenue CycleSome Hospitals Kept Suing Patients Over Medical Debt Through the Pandemic
A new study says some of the nation's largest hospital systems kept filing lawsuits, liens and garnishments ? and most...