Tina Reed

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Name: Tina Reed
Date registered: June 23, 2018
URL: http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/rss/xml

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  1. Report: Employers need to ask these questions before they cover genomic tests — November 19, 2018
  2. Atrium Health agrees to settle antitrust lawsuit over contract language — November 15, 2018
  3. Why HHS wants Medicare Advantage plans to pay for home modifications, transportation for seniors — November 14, 2018
  4. Premier acquires Cedars-Sinai Medical Center spinout Stanson Health in $51.5 million deal — November 7, 2018
  5. Universal Health Services officials ‘optimistic’ for resolution in DOJ investigation soon — October 26, 2018

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Report: Employers need to ask these questions before they cover genomic tests

There’s a lot of hype around the still-emerging science of genomics. A new guide released by the Northeast Business Group on Health this week offered some guidelines for employers about how to figure out what’s worth covering—and what might not be wort…

Atrium Health agrees to settle antitrust lawsuit over contract language

Formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, Atrium will resolve more than two years of civil antitrust litigation over contract provisions that blocked health insurers from promoting innovative health benefit plans and cost-effective services to con…

Why HHS wants Medicare Advantage plans to pay for home modifications, transportation for seniors

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar also teased work by CMMI to pay for benefits like food and housing through Medicaid as he addressed a crowd in D.C. on Wednesday.

Premier acquires Cedars-Sinai Medical Center spinout Stanson Health in $51.5 million deal

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Premier Inc. will acquire health tech company Stanson Health in a $51.5 million deal expected to close by the end of the year.

Universal Health Services officials ‘optimistic’ for resolution in DOJ investigation soon

Health system officials addressed the ongoing Department of Justice investigation and discussed the financial outlook for its behavioral health facilities.

Amazon, Walmart, Cigna among companies announcing commitment to opioid crisis as Trump signs new law

As President Donald Trump held a ceremony to sign a massive package aimed at combating the opioid crisis into law on Wednesday, the administration also announced commitments of support from large companies including Amazon, Cigna, CVS Health, Rite Aid,…

HHS announces new payment model for mothers addicted to opioids

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation will partner with state Medicaid agencies to integrate a wide range of services for pregnant and postpartum women, HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced on Tuesday.

Kennedy Forum launches campaign against addiction, mental health care insurance denials

Calling the campaign “Don’t deny me,” former congressman Patrick Kennedy said he is trying to create a movement of patients pushing back against insurance denials for mental health and addiction care that should be covered under the decade-old parity l…

Moody’s: Children’s hospitals outperform adult hospitals even as expenses rise

A new report from Moody’s Investors Services said children’s hospitals in the U.S. will continue to hold their financial advantage about 3-4 percentage points over adult hospitals over the next year due, in part, to strong patient demand and limited co…

Michigan CEO pleads guilty in $300M opioid fraud scheme

Authorities said the CEO of a pain clinic was allegedly involved in a scheme to illegally distribute opioids and used the proceeds for luxury clothes from retailers like Hermes, exotic vehicles such as the Lamborghini, a mansion and other real estate i…

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