Healthcare News & Insights

Are we ready for a public health crisis?

How prepared is the U.S. for a major public health crisis? A new report has both good and bad news. 

No, you can’t look up your ex’s medical records

Seems like Iowa hospitals are facing an epidemic of nosiness — and HIPAA violations.

Hospital settles Medicare overcharge allegations

A dispute over what constitutes a “complicated” cardiac procedure has cost an Iowa hospital roughly $1.4 million.

Excess doc pay leads to $4.5M settlement

An Iowa hospital has agreed to pay $4.5 million to settle charges about misusing Medicare funds to compensate certain doctors.