A federal appeals court has revived an $891 million securities fraud lawsuit against Community Health Systems that alleged the company misled investors on its financial health.
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has begun reviewing the planned merger between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health and several other hospital systems that would create the second-largest healthcare network in the state.
HHS' Office of Inspector General said the CMS must work on ways to provide technical assistance to clinicians for MACRA participation and create a more robust integrity program.
The CMS will continue its multi-state initiative to reduce ambulance use in the Medicare program after seeing claims drop. Transport providers have praised the effort even though it could hit their bottom lines.
The CEO of Boston's Fenway Community Health Center resigned Sunday in the wake of a Boston Globe investigation into years of sexual harassment allegations against a prominent doctor at the center.
The federal government is moving to dismiss a lawsuit it brought two years ago against the national nursing-care provider after a judge tossed out the government's key witness over issues of credibility.
Officials at the CMS say they are taking multiple steps to address accuracy issues on Hospice Compare and believe the site will be largely free of errors by early next year.
Centrus Premier Home Care Inc. allegedly billed Massachusetts' Medicaid program for services that were not eligible for reimbursement. It will pay $14 million to settle the allegations.