PayerBlue Cross of Louisiana Pauses Elevance Sale…Again
This is the second setback in what would be a $2.5B sale.
StrategyAfter Promising to Make Government Health Care Data More Accessible, the Biden Administration Now Wants to Clamp Down
Researchers across the country fear a new proposal by CMS will increase fees and decrease access to data used to...
Supply ChainQuest Diagnostics to Pay CA Counties $5M in Medical Waste, Patient Data Dump Settlement
Dumpster dives found hundreds of containers of hazardous chemicals; unredacted patient data; and used blood and urine specimen containers.
Technology'Behind the Times': Washington Tries to Catch Up With AI's Use in Healthcare
The scope of AI's impact ? and the potential for future changes ? means government is already playing catch-up.
StrategyIn Fight Over Medicare Payments, the Hospital Lobby Shows Its Strength
Hospitals argue they need the extra money because they have higher costs.
TechnologyFDA Repeatedly Rejected Safety Claims Made by Philips After the CPAP Recall but Waited to Alert the Public, Emails Show
As Philips reassured patients that millions of recalled machines were safe, internal emails show federal regulators privately told the company...
Clinical CareExperts: Regulate Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Based on Patient Outcomes
A proposed regulatory strategy for artificial intelligence in healthcare settings is compared to regulatory standards for new drugs.
PayerHalfway Through 'Unwinding,' Medicaid Enrollment Is Down About 10M
Two-thirds of the 48 million beneficiaries who have had their eligibility reviewed so far got their coverage renewed.
TechnologyTEFCA Gets Ready For Its Moment in the Spotlight
With version 2.0 now supporting FHIR-based exchange, Mariann Yeager of the Sequoia Project says the final draft of standards for...
InnovationNew Jersey Makes Hospital at Home a State Program
A new law allows Garden State health systems to expand their Hospital at Home programs to include Medicaid patients and...
TechnologyCES on AI Policy: Will Healthcare Execs and The Feds Work Together?
While much of the focus at CES is on innovative technology, a policy panel on the first day of the...
TechnologyHHS Tells Health Systems: Get Serious About Cybersecurity
Federal officials have unveiled a new strategy to address rising cybersecurity incidents. It includes incentives to improve data security, beefed-up...