Susan Morse

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Name: Susan Morse
Date registered: February 23, 2021
URL: https://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/

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  1. HHS announces projected Part B premium price drop due to Aduhelm pricing — May 27, 2022
  2. HHS withdraws Trump-era SUNSET rule — May 27, 2022
  3. Geisinger moves to AWS cloud in a decision expected to save millions annually — May 26, 2022
  4. Dr. Christina Harris named Cedars-Sinai’s VP and chief health equity officer — May 25, 2022
  5. Monkeypox reported in four states — May 24, 2022

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HHS announces projected Part B premium price drop due to Aduhelm pricing

Medicare beneficiaries are expected to see lower Part B premiums in 2023 due to the lower price of Alzheimer’s drug, Aduholm.
Today, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said 2002 Medicare Part B premiums should be adjusted …

HHS withdraws Trump-era SUNSET rule

The Department of Health and Human Services has withdrawn a Trump-era rule that mandated the sunset of any rule more than 10 years old unless it was reviewed within five years.

Geisinger moves to AWS cloud in a decision expected to save millions annually

Geisinger has announced that it has chosen Amazon Web Services as its strategic cloud provider. 
The decision comes after a detailed multi-year review and selection process that identified transitioning to AWS will help save the health system several m…

Dr. Christina Harris named Cedars-Sinai’s VP and chief health equity officer

After a nationwide search, Dr. Christina Harris has been named Cedars-Sinai’s VP and chief health equity officer.

Monkeypox reported in four states

Monkeypox has been reported among five men in four states: Massachusetts, New York City, Florida and Utah, which has reported two individuals infected.
All of the cases reported in the United States involve recent travel outside of the United States. I…

Hospitals connect climate change to health and health equity

Seema Wadhwa is executive director for environmental stewardship for Kaiser Permanente. The title is relatively unique in healthcare, but not the concept. Increasingly hospitals are making green efforts as part of an overall strategy that acknowledges …

Proposed 3.2% hospital payment increase falls short of labor expenses, Premier says

A Premier study shows that proposed Medicare inpatient payment updates are not keeping pace with spikes in labor costs.
The PINC AI analysis shows that the proposed 3.2% hospital payment increase will not cover the more than 6.5% increase in labor rates.

PhRMA wins lawsuit challenging final rule on drug cost assistance

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America has won its lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services challenging a portion of a final rule that required drug manufacturers to ensure that patient financial assistance is provi…

Oscar shareholder claims insurer misled IPO investors 

Oscar Health shareholder Lorin Carpenter is suing Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser and others asking for class action status, claiming the insurer misled investors about the costs associated with COVID-19 when they bought Class A common stock in the co…

Public health emergency will continue beyond July, Bloomberg reports

The Department of Health and Human Services will extend the public health emergency beyond the current end date of July 15, Bloomberg has reported.

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