The suit alleges Salem Community Hospital and Perry Johnson & Associates waited months before informing affected individuals. The breach may have exposed the data of nearly nine million people across the country.
The 2022 report comes after regulators finalized merger guidelines this week that could have a chilling effect on healthcare M&A.
A shift in funding sources, new regulatory policies in Medicare and technology advances may influence M&A in the sector next year, according to Samantha Prokop from law firm Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart.
Over 60% of participants in the JAMA study weren’t aware artificial intelligence models could be systematically biased based on demographics.
Flattening wage growth, declining quit rates and rising payrolls are signs the red-hot labor market is stabilizing. However, the credit agency said recruitment still remains “hyper-competitive.”
Enrollment in the Affordable Care Act exchanges could be boosted by extended subsidies and the effects of Medicaid redeterminations.
The value-based purchasing initiative was associated with losses in traditional Medicare. However, the program was linked to savings in Medicare Advantage and the CMS overall.
The deal would create a 30-hospital health system serving Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The suit alleges a Steward-run hospital improperly billed over 1,000 false claims to Medicare.
Osterhaus Pharmacy in Iowa — which is also suing CVS Caremark — is taking issue with pharmacy benefit managers’ use of performance-based fees that it says are contributing to independent pharmacy closures.