Smorse

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Name: smorse
Date registered: May 27, 2015
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. JPMorgan Chase to acquire payments technology company InstaMed — May 17, 2019
  2. Chinese nationals indicted for Anthem hack from 2014 — May 16, 2019
  3. CMS cracks down on spread pricing by pharmacy benefit managers — May 15, 2019
  4. Leapfrog report finds risk of death nearly doubles for patients in hospitals graded ‘D’ or ‘F’ — May 15, 2019
  5. Judge rules against CVS/Aetna in allowing witness testimony over merger agreement — May 14, 2019

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JPMorgan Chase to acquire payments technology company InstaMed

The move is unrelated to operations at Haven, the nonprofit healthcare business formed by JPMorgan Chase, Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon, according to JPMorgan Chase.

Chinese nationals indicted for Anthem hack from 2014

Anthem last year was required pay $16 million in the most costly HIPAA fine ever, for what remains the largest data breach for the industry.

CMS cracks down on spread pricing by pharmacy benefit managers

The spread amount must be included in the calculation of medical loss ratios that managed Medicaid and CHIP plans use to set premium rates, CMS says.

Leapfrog report finds risk of death nearly doubles for patients in hospitals graded ‘D’ or ‘F’

An estimated 160,000 lives are lost annually from avoidable medical errors, an improvement over 2016 which saw 205,000 avoidable deaths.

Judge rules against CVS/Aetna in allowing witness testimony over merger agreement

Testimony is expected to center on the impact of the merger on pharmacy benefit management markets, judge says.

Precision medicine: Getting the data creates a challenge for physicians

Precision medicine tailors care, but it requires technology and interpreting genetic data, complexities that present a roadblock for physicians.

States bring price fixing lawsuit against Teva and other drug makers

Teva colluded with 20 competitors on 86 generic drugs to avoid price erosion and keep inflated prices high, lawsuit says.

AMA files motion to testify in CVS and Aetna merger

The DOJ and CVS Health are seeking to block certain testimony they say is outside the scope of review.

Private health plans pay 241 percent more than Medicare, RAND report says

Study recommends employers pressure health plans and hospitals to shift to contracts based on a multiple of Medicare or other prospective case rates.

President Trump calls for an end to surprise medical bills

AHIP wants reimbursement based on market rates determined by contracted amounts paid by insurers to similar doctors in a geographic area.

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