Advertisement

US health agency to crack down on risky stem cell offerings

By Associated Press  |  November 17, 2017

U.S. health authorities will crack down on doctors pushing stem cell procedures that pose the gravest risks to patients amid an effort to police a burgeoning medical field that previously has received little oversight.

eClinicalWorks sued over patient record inaccuracies

eClinicalWorks sued over patient record inaccuracies

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  November 17, 2017

The EHR vendor has been hit with a putative class-action suit alleging that misrepresentations of its software's capabilities led to inaccuracies in patient records; eClinicalWorks has settled litigation over the misrepresentations.

News from other sources

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 17, 2017

The FDA goes after clinics providing sketchy gene therapies, Geisinger expands its precision health program, and the FCC toys with limiting financial assistance for internet and phone services.

Summa Health's financial losses slow

Summa Health's financial losses slow

By Lydia Coutré  |  November 17, 2017

The past three months, particularly October, have been profitable for Summa Health. This is relatively encouraging for the health system, which lost more than $33 million in operating income in the first half of the year.

Improper Medicare payments drop by nearly $5 billion

Improper Medicare payments drop by nearly $5 billion

By Virgil Dickson  |  November 16, 2017

The CMS on Wednesday reported that the rate of improper payments doled out by Medicare is the lowest it's been since 2013, accounting for less than 10% of overall Medicare payments.

IlliniCare slashing rates to Medicaid suppliers

IlliniCare slashing rates to Medicaid suppliers

By Kristen Schorsch  |  November 16, 2017

IlliniCare, a private insurer that's part of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's Medicaid managed-care overhaul, is cutting reimbursement rates to medical suppliers by up to 50%.

Advertisement
X

Subscribe and SAVE 50%

View our best offer
Subscribe to Print