Business/Technology

Top 7 Insurance and Legal Questions for Resuming Medical Practice During COVID-19 

Jul 07, 2020 at 02:11 pm by pj

  By Todd Zeiter, Vice President of Underwriting, The Doctors Company   As a company founded and led by physicians, we have unique insight into medical liabil.... Read More

Orlando Health Counters Misinformation Circulating on Social Media

Jul 04, 2020 at 09:59 am by pj

  Claims are circulating on social media that Orlando Health is at or near capacity, presumably due to the surge of COVID-19. According to Kena Lewis, director of publi.... Read More

Among Those Disrupted By COVID-19: The Nation’s Newest Doctors

Jul 02, 2020 at 09:46 am by pj

  Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News July 1 is a big day in medical education. It’s traditionally the day newly minted doctors start their first year of residency. B.... Read More

Tampa-Based Real Estate Developer Announces Plans for Lake Nona Site

Jun 30, 2020 at 03:45 pm by pj

  A new mixed-use development planned for 18 Acre parcel   Onicx is pleased to announce the plans for East Park Village, a new mixed-use development in Lake Nona,.... Read More

UF Health Awarded $1 Million Grant to Provide Pediatric Telehealth Services

Jun 30, 2020 at 03:08 pm by pj

By DOUG BENNETT   The University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics has been awarded a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand telemedici.... Read More

Workers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.

Jun 30, 2020 at 01:07 pm by pj

(Giles Clarke/Getty Images)   By Christina Jewett and Shefali Luthra and Melissa Bailey Kaiser Health News COVID-19 cases were climbing a.... Read More

Miami Hospital Executive Charged In $1.4B Rural Hospital Billing Scheme

Jun 30, 2020 at 12:55 pm by pj

Heidi de Marco/KHN   Lauren Weber and Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News  A Miami entrepreneur who led a rural hospital empire was charged in an indictment.... Read More

LHC Group and Orlando Health Announce Joint Venture Agreement

Jun 25, 2020 at 05:11 pm by pj

  LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and Orlando Health have announced signing  a definitive agreement to form a new joint venture to enhance ho.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for Antigen Tests in the Fight Against COVID-19

Jun 25, 2020 at 04:34 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced an update to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) that includes a new code for reporting antigen testing.... Read More

Hospitals Lose Legal Fight Over Price Transparency

Jun 24, 2020 at 10:59 pm by pj

From Bloomberg Law   The Trump administration can keep its rule requiring hospitals to disclose the prices they privately negotiate with insurance companies, a federal.... Read More

AMA: Health Insurance Industry Failure to Adopt Prior Authorization Reforms Requires Federal Response

Jun 23, 2020 at 06:23 pm by pj

After years of inaction, prior authorization may only be fixed through federal interventionCHICAGO – More than two years after a landmark consensus statement s.... Read More

IBH Launches Dysruption, an Industry First, Mental Health, Breakthrough Technology Focused, Corporate Incubator

Jun 23, 2020 at 06:12 pm by pj

IBH Population Health Solutions (Integrated Behavioral Health, Inc.), one of the nation’s largest digitally enabled mental healthcare providers, today announced the.... Read More

US Nurses at For-Profit Hospital Chain, HCA, to Strike Over Cuts and PPE Shortages

Jun 23, 2020 at 02:57 pm by pj

(Frederic J Brown/AFP via Getty Images)   Michael Sainato, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News Nurses and support staff at HCA Healthcare, the largest for-profit hospital.... Read More

Pandemic Forced Insurers To Pay For In-Home Treatments. Will They Disappear?

Jun 23, 2020 at 02:52 pm by pj

(Irina_Strelnikova/Getty Images)   Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News After seven days as an inpatient for complications related to heart problems, Glenn Shanoski was i.... Read More

Orlando Health and SeaWorld Partner to Reopen Theme Parks Safely

Jun 20, 2020 at 06:42 pm by pj

Orlando Health has partnered with SeaWorld’s Orlando parks (SeaWorld, Aquatica, and Discovery Cove) to prepare its theme parks for a safe reopening and to work together.... Read More

CMS Issues Proposed Rule for Commercial Plans and States to Negotiate Payment for Innovative Therapies Based on Patient Outcomes

Jun 18, 2020 at 01:04 pm by pj

  Proposed rule updates provisions to promote value-based payment for prescription drugs The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule t.... Read More

COVID-19 Product Exchange Site for Healthcare Providers and Suppliers Launched

Jun 18, 2020 at 10:35 am by pj

HMMC, the Healthcare Manufacturers Management Council, a U.S. trade association whose members are U.S. manufacturers of a wide variety of healthcare products, announced the la.... Read More

Health Workers Resort To Etsy, Learning Chinese, Shady Deals To Find Safety Gear

Jun 16, 2020 at 02:01 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration; Photo courtesy of Ian Smith)   Eli Cahan and Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  A director of safety-net clinics in Florida learned basic Chines.... Read More

Federal Help Falters As Nursing Homes Run Short Of Protective Equipment

Jun 16, 2020 at 01:55 pm by pj

(Courtesy of Pamela Black)   Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News  Around the country, nursing homes trying to protect their residents from the coronavirus eagerly awai.... Read More

Agena Bioscience Announces EUA for High-Throughput, Low-Cost SARS-CoV-2 Panel

Jun 16, 2020 at 01:34 pm by pj

  Agena Bioscience, a global provider of low cost and high-throughput molecular testing solutions, today announced the launch of the iPLEX® Pro SARS-CoV-2 Panel.... Read More