Modern Healthcare Staff
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Two faith-based health systems want the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether their pension plans should be exempt from certain federal protections for workers—an issue that has spurred dozens of lawsuits across the country in recent months.
Management and boards often see healthcare compliance as a matter of satisfying regulatory requirements, according to a new survey. Compliance officers are more likely to see their duty as promoting an ethical culture and detecting misconduct.
Nearly one out of three Medicare beneficiaries discharged from rehabilitation hospitals in March 2012 were medically harmed during stays at the facilities, according to a report from HHS' Office of Inspector General.
The Obama administration cannot force a Missouri lawmaker and his family to carry health insurance that includes contraception coverage despite the Affordable Care Act's requirement that insurers cover birth control, a federal judge ruled Thursday.