Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News

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Name: Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News
Date registered: November 29, 2017
URL: https://khn.org

Latest posts

  1. Federal Suit Alleges ‘Staggering’ Urine Drug Testing Fraud At Tennessee Pain Clinics — July 23, 2019
  2. Feds Want To Show Health Care Costs On Your Phone, But That Could Take Years — May 7, 2019
  3. Pain Clinics’ Doctors Needlessly Tested Hundreds Of Urine Samples, Court Records Show — April 24, 2019
  4. Five Things To Know About The Electronic Health Records Mess — March 18, 2019
  5. Feds Settle Huge Whistleblower Suit Over Medicare Advantage Fraud — October 1, 2018

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Federal Suit Alleges ‘Staggering’ Urine Drug Testing Fraud At Tennessee Pain Clinics

Tennessee company’s Medicare billings for urine tests were examined by Kaiser Health News in 2017.

Feds Want To Show Health Care Costs On Your Phone, But That Could Take Years

Giving consumers more knowledge about the costs of care has long been desired, but administration officials cautioned it could take two years or more for useful data to appear in a phone app.

Pain Clinics’ Doctors Needlessly Tested Hundreds Of Urine Samples, Court Records Show

Whistleblower lawsuits accuse Tennessee chain of bilking millions from Medicare for unnecessary urine drug tests.

Five Things To Know About The Electronic Health Records Mess

The U.S. government claimed that ditching paper medical charts for electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the digital revolution has gone awry.

Feds Settle Huge Whistleblower Suit Over Medicare Advantage Fraud

A DaVita subsidiary will pay $270 million over allegations that it cheated the federal government for years.

Rudy Giuliani’s Consulting Firm Had Hand In Halting Florida’s Opioid Investigation

Post-9/11, Giuliani Partners helped craft a plan that put a halt to a probe into Purdue’s marketing of OxyContin.

Purdue Pharma’s Sales Pitch Downplayed Risks Of Opioid Addiction

Through a widely circulated brochure and a videotape of testimonials, the maker of OxyContin stressed patients’ right to opioid treatment for pain.

How Rival Opioid Makers Sought To Cash In On Alarm Over OxyContin’s Dangers

Fentanyl and other painkillers marketed as safer than Purdue Pharma’s blockbuster drug left their own trail of overdose deaths.

Purdue Pharma Edits Public Service Ad In Washington Post

Did OxyContin maker admit opioids can be dangerous even when patients take them as prescribed — then walk it back?

Tennessee-Based Pain Management Group To Close Clinics Amid Financial Turmoil

The CEO of Comprehensive Pain Specialists was indicted in April. Now the group is closing clinics across several states.

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