The Daily Scan

May 3, 2018

Last Updated: 10:15 AM EST

Litigation

 

  • Jury still deliberating in securities fraud criminal case involving a former CMS employee in Southern District of New York in the case of U.S. v. Blaszczak et al.

Medicare

  • A recent report highlights that due to 2018 changes in Medicare means testing brackets included in the “Doc Fix” law, top earning beneficiaries will see as much as a 200% average change in cost. (HVSFinancial.com)

 

  • A report released Tuesday from the National Assocation of ACOs revealed that 71% of ACO survey respondents indicated that they are likely to leave the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) if proposed risk-based contracts become mandatory. (NAACOS.com)

International

  • UK National Health Service Information Technology failure results in failure to follow up on more than 450,000 breast cancer screenings. (BBC.com)

Private Sector

  • UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have launched a partner program to the National Institute of Health's "All of Us" research initiative called "All of Us Pennsylvania." The program hopes to compile health data from 1 million patients in Western Pennsylvania to advance research and better understand disease. (PACaresForUsResearch.org)

 

  • Trinity Health announced their move to a new enterprise-wide Electronic Health Record and Revenue Cycle Management System powered by the Epic platform on Tuesday. Executives hope the move will result in increased convenience, integration, and quality of care. (Trinity-Health.org)

 

 

 

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