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August 14, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
Northwell Health President and CEO Michael J. Dowling begins two-year term as board chair of IHI. MORE
August 14, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
Hackers are trying to reverse-engineer apps and devices to find vulnerabilities. MORE
August 14, 2017 | Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News
The lawsuit alleges the state illegally reversed doctor and court decisions for patient to remain in fee-for-service Medi-Cal. MORE
August 14, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
Survey evaluated responses from 750 group practices, with largest representation from independent practices, groups of 6 to 20 physicians. MORE
August 14, 2017 | Sydney Lupkin, Kaiser Health News
Rising costs for 313 brand-name drugs lifted Medicaid's spending by as much as $3.2 billion in 2016. MORE
August 14, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
The Department of Justice said the elaborate fraud scheme "takes brazen to a whole new level." MORE
August 14, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
The group published the guidance to help hospitals define what job roles cybersecurity teams require and, ultimately, to help them find top talent. MORE
August 14, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act, filed in the U.S. House of Representatives, would mandate e-prescribing for controlled substances under Medicare Part D. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will shift its testing portfolio over the next five years to include as many industry-developed and maintained testing tools as possible. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
The agency, seeking to ease EHR reporting burdens, will also allow both 2015 and 2014-certified EHRs for 2018. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Bernie Monegain - Editor, Healthcare IT News
The EHR vendor said the issue was related to how it could translate a patient's EHR information in a way that is easy to understand. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Jessica Davis - Associate Editor, Healthcare IT News
The healthcare sector has reported 233 breach incidents this year so far and is on pace to exceed last year's rate of one healthcare breach a day, Protenus says. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
Policies pick up support as cyber threats increase in frequency and hospitals face stiff fines tied to data breaches. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
Survey was conducted in June by PracticeMatch, received input from 1,959 physicians. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
Penn Treaty's liquidation requires others to pay off company's debt, including the disputed long-term care coverage, through guarantee associations. MORE
August 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
Survey was based on data from more than 2,900 organizations, 40 specialties and practice types, MGMA said. MORE
August 01, 2017 | Phil Galewitz - KHN Staff Writer
Despite failed ACA repeal efforts, states can request waivers from the administration but experts say this goes beyond executive branch's authority. MORE
August 01, 2017 | Jessica Davis - Associate Editor, Healthcare IT News
Anthem's Medicare insurance coordination services vendor discovered in April that an employee was stealing and misusing Medicaid member data from as early as July 2016. MORE
August 01, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
The evidence is mounting that high deductibles force people to delay care that could cost more later. MORE
August 01, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
President tweets that he's ready to let Obamacare implode. MORE

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