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May 30, 2012
by Sara Hansard
May 22 Bloomberg held a seminar in New York on health care reforms that will continue no matter what the Supreme Court decides about the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
by Steve Teske
Is it possible for health care providers to manage chronic diseases such as diabetes, saving the health care system tens of billions of dollars or more annually?
by Nathaniel Weixel
No matter what happens with the health reform law, the concept of “accountable care” isn’t going away.
by James Swann
CMS contractors are failing to recover the vast majority of
all Medicare overpayments, and the OIG says something’s got to give. One area
ripe for improvement is the Audit Tracking and Reporting System (ATARS), which
contractors use to record the status of overpayment collections.
FDA Tries Updating Device Guidance, Take Two.
HHS Proposed Rule Would Allow `Unbanked' To Enroll in Health Coverage
Medciare Margins Of SNFs, HHAs, Come Under Fire
Is ICD-10 Implementation Too Expensive?
OIG Spotlights Elevated Costs for Medicare Lab Tests