Day: March 3, 2020

Michigan doc charged in $120 million healthcare fraud, money laundering scheme

A physician who the best prescriber of oxycodone in Michigan from 2016 to 2017 was billed in an indictment this week with a $a hundred and twenty million health care fraud and income laundering scheme that included the alleged medically pointless distribution of additional than two.two million doses of managed substances, and the administration of medically pointless injections. These purportedly resulted in client hurt.

Francisco Patino, sixty five, of Wayne County, Michigan, was billed in the superseding indictment with a person depend of conspiracy to dedicate health care fraud and wire fraud, a person depend of conspiracy to dedicate income

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AHA, ANA, ask Congress for $1 billion for healthcare workers to fight the coronavirus

The American Medical center Affiliation and American Nurses Affiliation are urging Congress to give $one billion in preliminary supplemental emergency funding to assistance the preparedness and reaction requirements of hospitals, wellness techniques, doctors and nurses on the entrance lines of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The organizations sent the request in a letter to Dwelling Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Vast majority Chief Mitch McConnell.

The $one billion requested is in addition to other emergency funding being regarded by lawmakers, the organizations mentioned. The Dwelling this 7 days is expected to vote on billions in funding to overcome the unfold of

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FTC and Pennsylvania challenge proposed merger of two Philly hospital systems

The Federal Trade Fee has approved an motion to block the proposed merger of Jefferson Wellbeing and Albert Einstein Healthcare Community, each suppliers of inpatient common acute treatment hospital companies and inpatient acute rehabilitation companies. The devices work in each Philadelphia County and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

The FTC issued an administrative complaint alleging that the proposed merger would minimize opposition in each counties.

In accordance to the complaint, Jefferson and Einstein have a historical past of competing versus every other to strengthen excellent and assistance, for example by upgrading professional medical amenities and investing in new technologies. The proposed merger,

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President Trump to address HIMSS20 on Monday

President Donald Trump will speak at the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition on Monday to discuss his digital healthcare agenda, initiatives to infuse innovation into healthcare and interoperability, according to Karen Groppe, senior director of Strategic Communications for HIMSS.

President Trump will speak on Monday, March 9, in the Valencia Ballroom in the Orange County Convention Center. It is anticipated he will give his remarks at 4 p.m.

This is the first time a sitting U.S. president will address the conference during their term. Former presidential speakers have included Bill Clinton in 2013 and George W. Bush in

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