Kmart Fined $32.3 Million Over Rx Drug Fraud
The case arose from a whistleblower who alleged Kmart was overcharging Medicare customers for generic drugs.
Alternative Payment Models Pose Big Opportunity
Self-funded employers can significantly reduce their health-care spending through alternative payment arrangements for health-care services.
TrumpCare Could Cause Cost Shift To Employers, Experts Warn
Millions of newly uninsured could cause a spike in costs for health-care providers, who likely would pass the costs on to private payers.
‘TrumpCare’ to Increase Uninsured by 24 Million
A CBO report “makes clear that TrumpCare will cause serious harm to millions of American families," Sen. Charles Schumer says.
How to Rein In the Soaring Costs of Specialty Drugs
The 420-employer National Business Group on Health recommends public-policy changes relating to the proliferating category of specialty drugs.
Obamacare Fuels Rapid Rise in Health Spending
As the main provisions of the ACA were implemented, spending increased 5.3% and 5.8% in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
Mylan Underpaid U.S. on Rebates for EpiPen
A federal official says the drugmaker misclassified EpiPen, possibly costing Medicaid millions of dollars in rebates.
U.S. Spending On Health Care to Be Less Than ACA Estimated
The health-care reform law has contributed to the lower projections for the next four years, but so has a slow-growing economy.
Computer Sciences Accused of Medicaid Billing Fraud
CSC and its client, New York City, wrote software that fraudulently altered billing data to get paid more by Medicaid, says the U.S. Attorney's office.
Health-Insurer CFO Grapples with Obamacare Impact
The law is fundamentally reshaping the business of carriers like Health Care Service Corp., but finance chief Ken Avner is taking charge of the future.