How Trump Hasn't Protected Those With Pre-Existing Conditions
The president ’s promises on health care stand in stark contrast with his legislative, regulatory and legal record. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Presidential Election of 2020 Trump, Donald J Health Insurance and Managed Care Executive Orders and Memorandums Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Blue Cross Insurers Reach Tentative Settlement in Antitrust Lawsuit
The health insurance group may pay $2.7 billion to resolve allegations that the chain blocked competition. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: your-feed-science Health Insurance and Managed Care Suits and Litigation (Civil) Aetna Inc Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assn CIGNA Corporation your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Sticker Shock in the Pharmacy
For chronically ill patients, decisions about whether to pay or go without medications are life-or-death battles that must be fought over and over again. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stephanie Talmadge Tags: Diabetes Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Health Insurance and Managed Care Insulin Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Generic Brands and Products Source Type: news

Without Ginsburg, Supreme Court Could Rule Three Ways on Obamacare
Why the Affordable Care Act may still be safe. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 22, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Ginsburg, Ruth Bader Supreme Court (US) Law and Legislation Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

If the Supreme Court Ends Obamacare, Here ’s What It Would Mean
The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson and Abby Goodnough Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Medicaid Opioids and Opiates Supreme Court (US) Medicare Trump, Donald J your-feed-healthcare Content Type: Service Source Type: news

Republicans Killed the Obamacare Mandate. New Data Shows It Didn ’t Really Matter.
Many experts now view the individual mandate as a policy that did little to increase health coverage — but did a lot to invite political backlash. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 18, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Economy Fines (Penalties) United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

Many Hospitals Charge More Than Twice What Medicare Pays for the Same Care
The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Medicare Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Finances Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) United States Politics and Government Research Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Rand Co Source Type: news

Trump Issues Expansive Order Aimed at Lowering Drug Prices
The order expands on a presidential promise by trying to reduce the prices Medicare pays for prescription drugs, but experts said it was unclear whether the White House could carry out the directive. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Executive Orders and Memorandums United States Politics and Government Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Medicare Health Insurance and Managed Care Health and Human Services Department Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Why Coronavirus Tests Come With Surprise Bills
Congress sought to ensure that patients would not face costs connected to the virus. But rules are not always being followed. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 9, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Health Insurance and Managed Care Consumer Protection Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news

Dermatology Has a Problem With Skin Color
Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Skin Black People Doctors Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Skin Cancer Race and Ethnicity Health Insurance and Managed Care Minorities Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS) Textbooks Hispanic-Americans Medical Source Type: news

Trump Program to Cover Uninsured Covid-19 Patients Falls Short of Promise
Some patients are still receiving staggering bills. Others don ’t qualify because conditions other than Covid-19 were their primary diagnosis. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) Hospitals United States Politics and Government Medicaid Federal Aid (US) Trump, Donald J your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

A Word Not Uttered by Republican Officials at the Convention: Obamacare
A longtime refrain, promise and rallying cry is gone. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 29, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Republican National Convention Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Democratic National Convention Presidential Election of 2020 United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Republican Party Source Type: news

Analyzing Medicaid Managed Care Organizations: State Practices for Contracting with Managed Care Organizations and Oversight of Contractors
Research examines how Medicaid agencies in 40 states select managed care organizations (MCOs) to contract with, how contract terms are set, and how performance is evaluated. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Quality of Care)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Quality of Care - August 26, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Baumgarten A Tags: Health Care Coverage and Access Source Type: news

The Fine Line Between Choice and Confusion in Health Care
Part of the U.S. debate over health care is really a debate over the definition of freedom. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 25, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Austin Frakt Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicare Medicaid Source Type: news

Judge Blocks Trump Officials ’ Attempt to End Transgender Health Protections
The decision arrived a day before a Trump administration rule narrowing the legal definition of sex discrimination was set to take effect. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz and Noah Weiland Tags: Discrimination Civil Rights and Liberties Transgender and Transsexuals Health Insurance and Managed Care Decisions and Verdicts Workplace Hazards and Violations Block, Frederic L Supreme Court (US) Health and Human Services Department Un Source Type: news

How Young People Can Own Their Health Care (Even if They Still See a Pediatrician)
Helping young adults with the skills they need to transition to health care independence — with a bonus script for canceling appointments. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Catherine Newman Tags: Content Type: Service Teenagers and Adolescence Health Insurance and Managed Care Telemedicine Drug Abuse and Traffic Privacy Suicides and Suicide Attempts Birth Control and Family Planning Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

Why I ’m Obsessed With Patients’ Medical Bills
To report on the true cost of health care, it ’s critical to see what a hospital charges patients. But since hospitals keep those prices a secret, I turn to the next best source: you. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 13, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Hospitals American Hospital Assn Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

How Progressives Flipped the Script on Medicaid Expansion
Missouri is the latest state where ballot initiatives took the issue directly to voters, bypassing Republican leaders. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 10, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Referendums Missouri Medicaid Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Missouri Expands Medicaid, Using Progressives ’ New Tactic: Ballot Initiatives
It ’s the latest state where a nonprofit has helped put the issue before voters, bypassing Republican officials. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 5, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Referendums Missouri Medicaid Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

How Ballot Initiatives Changed the Game on Medicaid Expansion
Missouri is the latest state where a nonprofit has helped put the issue before voters, bypassing Republican officials. And the vote is today. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 4, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Referendums Missouri Medicaid Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Shipt partners with WellCare for Medicare member grocery delivery
WellCare's Medicare Advantage members in nearly two dozen states now have greater access to groceries and other essentials during the pandemic.   Shipt partnered with the Tampa-based provider of government-sponsored managed care services to bring groceries to thousands of clients. WellCare is providing low-income and special-needs plan members with free, monthly Shipt memberships for the remainder of 2020. Members can have groceries and essentials delivered from a number of retailers directly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Shipt partners with WellCare for Medicare member grocery delivery
WellCare's Medicare Advantage members in nearly two dozen states now have greater access to groceries and other essentials during the pandemic.   Shipt partnered with the Tampa-based provider of government-sponsored managed care services to bring groceries to thousands of clients. WellCare is providing low-income and special-needs plan members with free, monthly Shipt memberships for the remainder of 2020. Members can have groceries and essentials delivered from a number of retailers directly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

A Hospital Forgot to Bill Her Coronavirus Test. It Cost Her $1,980.
Send us your medical bills. We ’ll use them to investigate hospital and doctor billing practices. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Tests (Medical) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news

Share Your Medical Bills for Coronavirus
As we explore how the pandemic is changing U.S. health care, you can help by showing what you ’re being charged for testing and treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Tests (Medical) Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Is Telemedicine Here to Stay?
The answer largely depends on whether Medicare and private health insurers will adequately cover virtual doctor visits once coronavirus outbreaks subside. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Telemedicine Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Law and Legislation Elderly Medicare United States Politics and Government Doctors Verma, Seema your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

HHS Extends Application Deadline for Medicaid Providers and Plans to Reopen Portal to Certain Medicare Providers
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the deadline for the Phase 2 general distribution to Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and dental providers. The extension includes allowing certain Medicare providers who experienced challenges in the Phase 1 Medicare General Distribution application period, a second opportunity at funding. Both groups have until August 28, 2020 to submit applications. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 31, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

A Viral Epidemic Splintering Into Deadly Pieces
There ’s not just one coronavirus outbreak in the United States. Now there are many, each requiring its own mix of solutions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Donald G. McNeil Jr. Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicine and Health Shutdowns (Institutional) Ventilators (Medical) Masks Vaccination and Immunization Minorities Epidemics Deaths (Fatalities) Polls and Public Op Source Type: news

Phase III data show Roche ’s Port Delivery System with ranibizumab enabled over 98% of patients to go six months between treatments for neovascular age-related macular degeneration
Basel, 22 July 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced detailed results from the phase III Archway study evaluating its investigational Port Delivery System with ranibizumab (PDS) for the treatment of neovascular or “wet” age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), a leading cause of blindness globally.1 In Archway, 98.4% of PDS patients were able to go six months without needing additional treatment and achieved vision outcomes equivalent to patients receiving monthly ranibizumab eye injections, a current standard of care. In the study, PDS was generally well-tolerated, with a favourable benefit...
Source: Roche Media News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Phase III data show Roche ’s Port Delivery System with ranibizumab enabled over 98% of patients to go six months between treatments for neovascular age-related macular degeneration
Basel, 22 July 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced detailed results from the phase III Archway study evaluating its investigational Port Delivery System with ranibizumab (PDS) for the treatment of neovascular or “wet” age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), a leading cause of blindness globally.1 In Archway, 98.4% of PDS patients were able to go six months without needing additional treatment and achieved vision outcomes equivalent to patients receiving monthly ranibizumab eye injections, a current standard of care. In the study, PDS was generally well-tolerated, with a favourable benefit...
Source: Roche Investor Update - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Millions Have Lost Health Insurance in Pandemic-Driven Recession
A new study estimates that more than five million American workers lost their insurance this spring, a number higher than those in any full year of insurance losses. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 14, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Medicaid United States Politics and Government Trump, Donald J Recession and Depression Labor and Jobs States (US) Presidential E Source Type: news

What ’s Missing in the Effort to Stop Maternal Deaths
The U.S. could prevent two-thirds of deaths during or within a year of pregnancy, research suggests. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Austin Frakt Tags: Maternal Mortality Pregnancy and Childbirth Health Insurance and Managed Care Race and Ethnicity Medicaid Women and Girls Black People Source Type: news

Sutter Health ’s Request to Delay $575 Million Settlement Is Denied
The large California hospital system wanted to postpone an agreement reached in a state antitrust case, as coronavirus cases rise. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Hospitals Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues Sutter Health Becerra, Xavier California Health Insurance and Managed Care Price Gouging Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Federal Aid (US) Petris, Nicholas C, Center Source Type: news

Teletherapy, Popular in the Pandemic, May Outlast It
Some therapists find that remote therapy is so convenient to their patients that they will continue with it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeff Wilser Tags: Therapy and Rehabilitation Telemedicine Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Mental Health and Disorders Anxiety and Stress Psychology and Psychologists Health Insurance and Managed Care Videophones and Videoconferencing Source Type: news

Republican Leaders Want to End Obamacare. Their Voters Are Expanding It.
Oklahoma is the latest state where voters, in choosing to expand Medicaid, have delivered a rebuke to their elected officials. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 2, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Oklahoma Health Insurance and Managed Care States (US) United States Politics and Government Referendums Medicaid Source Type: news

How technology factors in to Centene Corp.'s expected Charlotte operation
Centene Corp., the $35 billion managed-care company that appears poised to build a technology campus measuring up to 1 million square feet in Charlotte, likes to bill itself as “a technology company that happens to do healthcare.” That would make the 3,000-person tech operation that Centene is expected to announce for the University area on Wednesday morning a big deal, says a Piper Sandler analyst. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Downey Source Type: news

Fraudulent Covid Antibody Tests? FBI Warns of Scammers, Identity Theft
Scammers are out to get personal information that could lead to identity theft. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Morales Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) Health Insurance and Managed Care Frauds and Swindling Medicare Identity Theft Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Federal Bureau of I Source Type: news

Does Your Local Doctor Have a Coronavirus Test for You?
Primary care physicians, to whom many anxious patients turn first when their health declines, can ’t always provide tests — or answers about where to get them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine J. Wu Tags: Tests (Medical) Doctors Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Reopenings Health Insurance and Managed Care your-feed-science Source Type: news

Two Friends in Texas Were Tested for Coronavirus. One Bill Was $199. The Other? $6,408.
It ’s an example of the unpredictable way health prices can vary for patients who receive identical care. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Tests (Medical) Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Austin (Tex) Source Type: news

Obamacare Faces Unprecedented Test as Economy Sinks
The battles over the health law have played out during a decade of continuous economic growth. How it performs as a safety net now may help determine its future. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough and Reed Abelson Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicaid Unemployment Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) United States Politics and Government Republican Party Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

What Texas Would Look Like Without Obamacare
The state leading the latest effort to overturn the health law used to have weaker coverage and more uninsured residents. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Texas Health Insurance and Managed Care Supreme Court (US) Source Type: news

FTC Orders Hospital, Health System, and Five Insurers in Two States to Share Vast Amounts of Data on Their Customers and on Past Acquisitions and Mergers
Lab leaders may recall similar requests for data from other government agencies and wonder if FTC will take steps to investigate pricing and competition among clinical laboratories as well It appears that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is ready to look into hospital consolidation, as evidenced by the extent of data—including pricing and managed care […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - June 26, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement News From Dark Daily Source Type: news

Hospitals Sued to Keep Prices Secret. They Lost.
The decision was a victory for the Trump administration, which sees pressure from patients as a way to control health costs. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 24, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) American Hospital Assn Trump, Donald J Azar, Alex M II Hospitals Source Type: news

Investments in telehealth, mental health reach record highs amid Covid-19
The use of telehealth increased during the first half of the year as managed care companies and health care providers expanded their coverage and emphasis on it as a safer alternative to in-person visits. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Erickson Source Type: news

Why the Sickest Workers May Be Among the First Back on the Job
Since most people in the U.S. get health insurance through work, many with pre-existing conditions fear unemployment more than they fear coronavirus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Labor and Jobs Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus Reopenings Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Source Type: news

Why People Are Still Avoiding the Doctor (It ’s Not the Virus)
At first, people delayed medical care for fear of catching Covid. But as the pandemic caused staggering unemployment, medical care has become unaffordable for many. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Telemedicine Unemployment Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Reopenings Kaiser Family Foundation your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Most Coronavirus Tests Cost About $100. Why Did One Cost $2,315?
U.S. health care prices are unregulated, opaque and unpredictable. When Congress required insurers to cover Covid-19 testing, a few providers decided to take advantage. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Effect of high-deductible insurance use in bipolar disorder
(Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute) A new study led by the Department of Population Medicine finds that individuals with bipolar disorder who switched to high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) experienced a moderate decrease in nonpsychiatrist mental health outpatient visits, but rates of psychiatrist visits, medication use, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations did not change. The study, 'Effect of High-deductible Insurance on Healthcare Use in Bipolar Disorder' appears in The American Journal of Managed Care on June 16. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Care Advocates Push Back Against Trump ’s Erasure of Transgender Rights
A new rule narrows the legal definition of sex discrimination in the Affordable Care Act. Major health care providers actively oppose it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheila Kaplan Tags: your-feed-science Discrimination Health Insurance and Managed Care Transgender and Transsexuals Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Civil Rights and Liberties Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Abortion Suits and Litiga Source Type: news

Trump Administration Erases Transgender Civil Rights Protections in Health Care
A rule finalized on Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services means that the federal government no longer recognizes gender identity as an avenue for sex discrimination in health care. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz and Noah Weiland Tags: Discrimination Health Insurance and Managed Care United States Politics and Government Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Transgender and Transsexuals Human Rights Campaign Health and Human Services Department Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Personal information exposed in data breach at Valley health care system
Magellan Health Inc. said Friday that a ransomware attack discovered on April 11 may have affected some customers ’ personal information. The compromised information included names and one or more of the following: treatment information, health insurance account information, member IDs, other health-related information, email addresses, phone numbers and physical addresses. Some Social Security numbers a lso were affected, Magellan said. The Scottsdale-based managed care giant said it has no… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Gifford Source Type: news