Healthcare News & Insights

State Medicaid agency settles HIPAA case for big bucks

Want to save your hospital a ton of money? Make sure your facility has the best possible policies and procedures in place to safeguard electronic protected health information (ePHI). Alaska’s Medicaid agency is wishing it had.

AMA study: Most cities lack competitive insurance markets

Most people live in areas without a competitive market for health insurance.

Which states are best, worst for disciplining docs?

Public Citizen’s Health Research Group has released its annual report of which states do the best — and worst — job of disciplining doctors who practice bad medicine.