Compliance & Legal

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The law is illegal and should be repealed because Congress has no power to tax now that the…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…
Is Blue Cross breaking the law with new plans?
Feb 16 | Susan Morse
BC Idaho CEO says new option brings lower-cost services to the middle-class. HHS Secretary Alex Azar advises that the…
Already facing $3.5M HIPAA settlement, Triple-S reports mailing breach
Feb 15 | Beth Jones Sanborn
In early December, Triple-S Advantage discovered that notices sent in November to providers involved in the…
BCBS of Georgia sued over Anthem’s imaging policy
Feb 15 | Susan Morse
Piedmont Hospital has brought a lawsuit saying the insurer has breached their contract in not paying for some…