Healthcare News & Insights

More hospitals to receive Medicare pay cuts

The feds have started to ramp up the penalties for poor patient outcomes. This year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) included some new conditions in its Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction program – and more hospitals will feel the pain in their wallets than ever before. 

One dumb move nets first civil HIPAA fine

The feds have issued the first civil fine for a HIPAA violation — and it’s a doozy.