Compliance & Legal

Envision sues UnitedHealthcare over contract dispute
Mar 21 | Susan Morse
The insurer claims ER physician staffing firm is charging 'outrageous' rates, while Envision blames UnitedHealthcare for…
What US health orgs need to know about Europe’s GDPR privacy law
Mar 21 | Jessica Davis
By May 25, U.S. providers caring for EU patients will need to brush up on consent forms, data sharing and privacy…
Ridesharing poses potential fraud, abuse risks
Mar 20 | Jeff Lagasse
It's crucial that providers monitor civil monetary penalties law and anti-statute…
Dignity Health union workers get new 5-year contract
Mar 19 | Beth Jones Sanborn
After talk of protests and fears over pending mega-merger with Catholic Health Initiatives, new…
Cleveland system sued after fertility center freezer malfunction
Mar 13 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The problem occurred in one of the two large liquid nitrogen freezers that…
CMS tells Idaho it must comply with ACA
Mar 09 | Susan Morse
CMS Administrator Seema Verma suggests Idaho's state-based plans could be modified to be sold as short-term health insurance.
Martin Shkreli slapped with 7-year prison sentence
Mar 09 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Shkreli cried during the proceedings and expressed remorse; Judge imposed a $75,000 fine in addition to millions in…
20 states file lawsuit claiming ACA unconstitutional
Feb 27 | Susan Morse
The law is illegal and should be repealed because Congress has no power to tax now that the…
UPMC exec gets two-year prison term for embezzlement
Feb 23 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Ronald Locy put his wife and nanny on the UPMC payroll even though neither woman ever worked for…
Feb 20 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The research center will pay the hefty sum after admitting they failed to meet…