August 15, 2019
A survey by the National Business Group on Health of 147 large employers that cover more than 15.6 million people revealed that employers are sharply divided on so-called “Medicare-for-All” proposals—and are planning to implement their own ideas to lower health care costs.
August 13, 2019
Three more health care companies have notified patients that their personal information might have been exposed in a data breach at the American Medical Collection Agency.
August 12, 2019
DeepMind has developed an artificial intelligence tool that can predict the onset of acute kidney injury "with a lead time of up to 48 hours," according to a paper published in Nature.
August 9, 2019
Scores of medical devices that currently are in use have never been assessed by security researchers, so to build an understanding of security flaws, organizers of the BioHacking village at DefCon built a mock hospital equipped with both new and older devices for hackers to try to breach.
August 5, 2019
CMS on Friday issued its Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule for fiscal year 2020, which aims to address payment disparities for rural and urban health facilities and increase add-on payments for emerging technologies and therapies.
CMS on Tuesday unveiled a new pilot program intended to help providers fill gaps in Medicare beneficiaries' medical histories by giving providers access to Medicare claims data that contain a beneficiary's previous diagnoses, procedures, and more.
August 2, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
July 24, 2019
Private insurance claims for all telehealth services surged between 2014 and 2018, according to a new white paper from Fair Health.
Major issues at Indian Health Service hospitals have led to unsafe conditions for patients, risky opioid prescribing practices, and information technology vulnerabilities, according to two reports released Monday by HHS' Office of Inspector General.
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