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Dignity Health pays $37 million in false-claims action

By Lisa Schencker  |  October 30, 2014

Dignity Health has agreed to pay the government $37 million to settle allegations that more than a dozen of its hospitals knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare and TRICARE, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Two major insurers recognize telemedicine

By Las Vegas Review-Journal  |  October 06, 2014

Nevada's two biggest insurers—Anthem and UnitedHealthcare—have rolled out programs that let consumers visit with a doctor online anytime for routine conditions. The idea? Let patients check in with a doc from home or work to spare the hassle of an in-office visit, and to cut down on...

Nevada hospital runs mobile hospital at Burning Man

Nevada hospital runs mobile hospital at Burning Man

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 23, 2014

When 68,000 or so participants converge on Nevada's Black Rock Desert this week to get the Burning Man fire arts gathering raging, things could get weird. They usually do.

Courts issue conflicting rulings on federal insurance subsidies

Courts issue conflicting rulings on federal insurance subsidies

By Joe Carlson  |  July 22, 2014

The federal courts kicked up new uncertainty for the healthcare reform law with conflicting rulings on whether the U.S. can help consumers buy health plans on federally run exchanges. But HHS may be able to sidestep the controversy.

Reform Update: HealthCare.gov needs to improve usability, experts agree

Reform Update: HealthCare.gov needs to improve usability, experts agree

By Darius Tahir  |  July 10, 2014

The original promise of the federal health insurance website HealthCare.gov was that it would be the Expedia of healthcare. Not only did that not happen because of the exchange's technical difficulties, another aspect of that promise also remained unfulfilled: usability.

Reform Update: Xerox bloodied but unbowed, seeks new exchange business

Reform Update: Xerox bloodied but unbowed, seeks new exchange business

By Darius Tahir  |  June 12, 2014

The casual observer might be surprised to learn that Xerox landed a contract to work with Maryland's state exchange and is bidding to help New York with its Medicaid program. After being summarily thrown out of its job working on Nevada's exchange to widespread jeers, one might think Xerox wouldn't...

Incumbent governors unlikely to be affected by failed exchanges

Incumbent governors unlikely to be affected by failed exchanges

By Paul Demko  |  May 31, 2014

Governors in states with failed or troubled insurance exchanges are taking lumps for their affiliations with their problem-plagued websites, but those bruises won't be politically fatal come election time this November.

Nevada cuts ties with Xerox

By Associated Press  |  May 24, 2014

Nevada has severed ties with the operator of the state's problem-plagued health insurance exchange and will partner with the federal government for enrollments in the upcoming year.

Nevada cuts ties with Xerox on health exchange

Nevada cuts ties with Xerox on health exchange

By Associated Press  |  May 21, 2014

Nevada cut ties Tuesday with the operator of the state's problem-plagued health insurance exchange and will partner with the federal government for enrollments in the upcoming year.

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