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Lawmaker probes insurers' opioid pricing policies

The top Democrat on the House oversight committee wants insurers and pharmacy benefit managers to prove that their drug pricing policies ar…

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Lawmaker probes insurers' opioid pricing policies

The top Democrat on the House oversight committee wants insurers and pharmacy benefit managers to prove that their drug pricing policies ar…

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Lawmaker probes insurers' opioid pricing policies

The top Democrat on the House oversight committee wants insurers and pharmacy benefit managers to prove that their drug pricing policies ar…

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Lawmaker probes insurers' opioid pricing policies

The top Democrat on the House oversight committee wants insurers and pharmacy benefit managers to prove that their drug pricing policies ar…

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How many VA doctors are there? No one really knows, GAO report says

How many doctors are working in Veterans Administration medical centers across the country? It’s anyone’s guess. The Veterans Health Ad…

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Uninsured rate ticks up to 12.3%, Gallup says

The uninsured rate was 12.3% in the third quarter of 2017, according to the newly released Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index survey, an inc…

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Anthem’s new digital hub offers all-in-one platform for benefits, claims and wellness data

Anthem has launched a new digital platform, known as Engage. The new service pulls together health plan and benefits data, individual clini…

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Anthem’s new digital hub offers all-in-one platform for benefits, claims and wellness data

Anthem has launched a new digital platform, known as Engage. The new service pulls together health plan and benefits data, individual clini…

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Anthem’s new digital hub offers all-in-one platform for benefits, claims and wellness data

Anthem has launched a new digital platform, known as Engage. The new service pulls together health plan and benefits data, individual clini…

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Use salary survey data with caution during physician compensation negotiations

How much does the average neurologist make? Is it almost $315,000? Or less than $250,000? It depends on which salary survey you look at, wh…

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Intermountain Healthcare abandons regional approach to care

Beginning Dec. 1, the Salt Lake City-based nonprofit system’s new structure will operate under the direction of the system’s executive…

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Athenahealth trims 9% of its workforce, reports $4M loss due to hurricanes Irma and Harvey

After reporting slower-than-expected growth, Athenahealth plans to cut 9% of its workforce to streamline its operational efficiencies and s…

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Athenahealth trims 9% of its workforce, reports $4M loss due to hurricanes Irma and Harvey

After reporting slower-than-expected growth, Athenahealth plans to cut 9% of its workforce to streamline its operational efficiencies and s…

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Athenahealth trims 9% of its workforce, reports $4M loss due to hurricanes Irma and Harvey

After reporting slower-than-expected growth, Athenahealth plans to cut 9% of its workforce to streamline its operational efficiencies and s…

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Alexander-Murray bill nets 24 co-sponsors—some of whom want to make the deal more conservative

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray said Thursday that their Affordable Care Act stabilization bill had amasse…

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Alexander-Murray bill nets 24 co-sponsors—some of whom want to make the deal more conservative

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray said Thursday that their Affordable Care Act stabilization bill had amasse…

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Former employees sue respiratory therapy supplier Lincare over February data breach

The nation’s largest supplier of home respiratory-therapy products, which was previously fined for violating HIPAA, is now being sued by…

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Former employees sue respiratory therapy supplier Lincare over February data breach

The nation’s largest supplier of home respiratory-therapy products, which was previously fined for violating HIPAA, is now being sued by…

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House Committee wants Nuance to share lessons from NotPetya Attack

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon is asking Nuance Communications to provide further insight into…

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Trump administration approves Oregon's 1332 waiver

More than a week after Oklahoma withdrew its application for a state innovation waiver—citing the government’s failure to approve it in…

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Use root-cause analysis to prevent avoidable admissions

Providers often apply root-cause analysis when examining medical errors or adverse outcomes, but hospitals could apply the same approach to…

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NCCIH introduces Know the Science initiative

Science literacy efforts include interactive modules, videos to equip consumers for informed decision-making.

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Education, communication the cure for compassion fatigue in nurses, experts say

Burnout and stress impact healthcare workers at all levels, but for nurses it can lead to lapses in the quality of care they provide. Nur…

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Underinsured rate climbing among American adults

Despite all the progress that the Affordable Care Act has made in reducing the number of uninsured individuals, a significant share of U.S.

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A 'dangerous duo': Opioids, anticoagulants involved in 40% of medication-related liability claims

Opioids are involved in more medication-related liability claims than any other type of drug, according to a new analysis, with anticoagula…

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A big disconnect: New report finds many doctors and patients don't speak the same language

Despite an increase in the number of bilingual physicians in the United States, in many places there’s still a big gap between the langua…

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UnitedHealth asks judge to scrap Medicare Advantage overpayment rule

UnitedHealth, fresh off a victory in a fraud case the government brought against it, has filed a motion in a separate case to ask a federal…

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UnitedHealth asks judge to scrap Medicare Advantage overpayment rule

UnitedHealth, fresh off a victory in a fraud case the government brought against it, has filed a motion in a separate case to ask a federal…

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Rep. Greg Walden prods Nuance for more information about NotPetya attack

Adding to requests to Merck and HHS, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has asked the software company Nuance to provide more information about the…

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Rep. Greg Walden prods Nuance for more information about NotPetya attack

Adding to requests to Merck and HHS, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has asked the software company Nuance to provide more information about the…

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