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OIG investigating Tom Price's use of private jets for travel

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is looking into Secretary Tom Price's use of private jets to trave…

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OIG investigating Tom Price's use of private jets for travel

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is looking into Secretary Tom Price's use of private jets to trave…

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McCain says he won't vote for Graham-Cassidy bill

The prospects for the GOP’s latest legislative attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act just got a lot bleaker. Sen. John McCain said Fr…

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McCain says he won't vote for Graham-Cassidy bill

The prospects for the GOP’s latest legislative attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act just got a lot bleaker. Sen. John McCain said Fr…

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Despite deregulation, we won't let EHR makers run wild, ONC chief promises

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s plans to change the ONC Health IT Certification Program has sparked some impor…

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Advocacy group uses Pokemon-inspired game to raise doctors' awareness about rare diseases

A nine-year-old Pokemon-loving boy named Jonah is the inspiration for an initiative aimed at educating physicians about ultrarare diseases.

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OIG: Acute care hospitals owe Medicare $51.6M, CMS agrees to provider clawbacks

Medicare inappropriately paid millions to acute care hospitals for outpatient services they provided to patients who were inpatients at ot…

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OIG: Acute care hospitals owe Medicare $51.6M, CMS agrees to provider clawbacks

Medicare inappropriately paid millions to acute care hospitals for outpatient services they provided to patients who were inpatients at ot…

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NIH precision medicine campaign targets underserved populations distrustful of clinical research

In its effort to collect health data from 1 million people, NIH has made it a priority to involve low-income and minority populations that…

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NIH precision medicine campaign targets underserved populations distrustful of clinical research

In its effort to collect health data from 1 million people, NIH has made it a priority to involve low-income and minority populations that…

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NIH precision medicine campaign targets underserved populations distrustful of clinical research

In its effort to collect health data from 1 million people, NIH has made it a priority to involve low-income and minority populations that…

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In light of federal lawsuits, physician practices need to get smart about risk adjustment coding

A federal lawsuit has focused attention on how the industry uses medical codes for risk adjustment. While the lawsuit doesn’t involve phy…

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In light of federal lawsuits, physician practices need to get smart about risk adjustment coding

A federal lawsuit has focused attention on how the industry uses medical codes for risk adjustment. While the lawsuit doesn’t involve phy…

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Stanford researchers call for ‘interim regulations’ on mental health chatbots to limit patient harm

As more people turn to their smartphone or computer to discuss mental health issues, regulators and industry leaders are faced with some di…

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Stanford researchers call for ‘interim regulations’ on mental health chatbots to limit patient harm

As more people turn to their smartphone or computer to discuss mental health issues, regulators and industry leaders are faced with some di…

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Stanford researchers call for ‘interim regulations’ on mental health chatbots to limit patient harm

As more people turn to their smartphone or computer to discuss mental health issues, regulators and industry leaders are faced with some di…

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A third of rural hospitals at risk for closure; extension of federal programs could provide relief

A third of rural hospitals are at risk for closure, and those closures have a ripple effect on rural communities. But there are steps lawm…

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Payer Roundup—New York to give Aetna $9.4M tax break package; Graham-Cassidy bill benefits select states

Aetna will score a sizable tax break with its move from Connecticut to New York; the Graham-Cassidy bill will exempt Alaska and Montana fro…

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State AGs push health insurers to rein in opioid prescriptions, fail to acknowledge they're already doing so

State attorneys general battling the opioid crisis have turned their attention to health insurance companies and “unnecessary overprescri…

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State AGs push health insurers to rein in opioid prescriptions, fail to acknowledge they're already doing so

State attorneys general battling the opioid crisis have turned their attention to health insurance companies and “unnecessary overprescri…

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ONC scales back EHR certification process requirements, catching industry groups by surprise

ONC officials announced on Thursday that the agency is pulling back on regulations governing EHR certification by allowing vendors to "self…

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ONC scales back EHR certification process requirements, catching industry groups by surprise

ONC officials announced on Thursday that the agency is pulling back on regulations governing EHR certification by allowing vendors to "self…

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ONC scales back EHR certification process requirements, catching industry groups by surprise

ONC officials announced on Thursday that the agency is pulling back on regulations governing EHR certification by allowing vendors to "self…

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CMS wants 'new direction' for its innovation center, but lawmakers say it is an attempt to undermine Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to take its innovation center in a "new direction" and is seeking feedback on payment…

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CMS wants 'new direction' for its innovation center, but lawmakers say it is an attempt to undermine Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to take its innovation center in a "new direction" and is seeking feedback on payment…

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More states allow it, but many doctors unprepared to prescribe medical marijuana

While many states have legalized medical marijuana, few medical schools are teaching future doctors anything about the subject. Nine out of…

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Graham-Cassidy bill's pre-existing condition protections an 'empty promise,' experts say

As has been the case with previous Republican healthcare bills, the national conversation surrounding Sen. Bill Cassidy and Sen. Lindsey Gr…

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Graham-Cassidy bill's pre-existing condition protections an 'empty promise,' experts say

As has been the case with previous Republican healthcare bills, the national conversation surrounding Sen. Bill Cassidy and Sen. Lindsey Gr…

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Court ruling gives doctors reason to review consent process

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled recently that only the physician performing a procedure should be involved in the consent discussio…

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Leaders at Partners HealthCare, Mayo Clinic join AMA’s mHealth collaboration

Digital health leaders at Partners HealthCare and the Mayo Clinic are among the four new members adding their expertise to Xcertia, the Ame…

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