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The Washington State-based health insurer self-reported the breach, which was discovered 2015 and may have affected more than 10.4 million beneficiaries over nearly nine months.
More than 1,600 Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription plans will cap insulin monthly copays at no more than $35.
Delaney succeeds Joseph Iannotti, MD, who served as interim CEO and president for the $1.8 billion Florida region since June.
University of South Florida researchers estimate COVID-19 has caused "2 million years of lost life."
The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency is blamed for dramatic year-over-year reductions in healthcare services for children.
Providers also complain that the delayed release of the final rule cuts into the time ACOs and other APMs would have to implement the changes.
With the flu season approaching, the three associations urged the public to get a flu shot.
NYU Langone's Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health was among the nation's first outpatient diabetes practices to switch primarily to remote visits as the pandemic accelerated.
The Physicians Foundation survey of 2,334 physicians finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly worsened the problem.
The bond rating agency credited the for-profit hospital sector for its "rapid and aggressive responses to the pandemic" that included cost cuts to labor and supplies to limit cash burn.