In FY 2020, the Department of Justice opened 1,079 new civil health care fraud investigations and had 1,498 civil health care fraud matters pending at the end of the fiscal year.
The nation’s overdose and death epidemic continues to get worse, but policymakers and other stakeholders have yet to fully embrace evidence-based solutions to help those with a substance use disorder, patients with pain or those who need harm reduction services.
Since 2014, states have had the option to expand Medicaid eligibility to include adults with incomes under 138 percent of the federal poverty level.
Many who work in and around the U.S. health care system share a vision of primary care as the foundation for all health care.
As the number of discussions on returning to the office in a post-pandemic world increases, so does the number of questions about vaccine expectations.
Florida’s recently amended telemarketing laws impose tighter restrictions on telephone solicitations and commercial telephone calls than the TCPA and add a similar private right of action.
Joint ventures are becoming a mission-critical strategy for an increasing number of health care entities seeking to build a stronger business model and a more efficient health care system.
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that collection agencies held $140 billion in medical debt last year—a sharp spike since a 2016 study that put the medical debt number at $81 billion.
One of the most transformative trends in health care is the accelerating shift to increasingly interwoven organizations.
The COVID-19 pandemic drove significant expansion in state and federal telehealth policies, playing a critical role in ensuring access to substance use disorder (SUD) services, even during quarantine.