RACs seek to regain reviewing privileges for Medicare claimsPosted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Recovery Audit Contractors recouped more than $400 million in improper Medicare payments in fiscal year 2016 and are now urging Congress to increase their ability to review more claims. Hospitals meanwhile are seeking to further reduce the amount of claims reviewed by RACs.
CliniComp loses VA-Cerner EHR contract appealPosted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
A federal appellate court rejected CliniComp's claim that Cerner Corp. was improperly granted the VA's $10 billion EHR contract.
MetroHealth to open food clinic on main Cleveland campusPosted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
As part of a pilot program to address food insecurity, MetroHealth is opening a food clinic on the system's main campus in Cleveland.
News from other sourcesPosted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
CVS may rethink its new cost-effectiveness program amid criticism, Novo Nordisk lays off 400 workers and a new research paper finds there is still a ways to go in DNA treatment.
Recovering from Florence, hospitals get an outside assistPosted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
North Carolina hospitals affected by Hurricane Florence are working to get back to normal operations, thanks in part to collaboration with the state, supply chain partners and healthcare providers in less affected areas, like Atrium Health.