Modern Healthcare Senior Hospital Operations Reporter Alex Kacik and Senior Hospital Finance Reporter Tara Bannow talk about private equity interests in healthcare and how federal regulators are targeting False Claims Act cases.
The plan includes a requirement for private insurers to cover the cost of at-home COVID-19 tests and a tightening of testing requirements for people entering the U.S. regardless of their vaccination status.
A hacker installed computer malware between Oct. 9 and Oct. 17 and “exfiltrated" files containing patient information including procedures they may have undergone, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles warned Tuesday.
Even before the pandemic, the healthcare industry led the nation in nonfatal workplace violence. COVID has made the problem worse, leading to hospital security upgrades, staff training and calls for increased federal regulation.