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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill of Health

The selections feature topics ranging from a review of modifications to blood glucose monitoring systems and related patent protections, an examination of insulin price changes from 2012-2019, and a discussion of why a proposed federal bill that would ban government health care programs from using the quality-adjusted life-year is misguided.

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Preventable hospital patient safety events declined over past decade, Leapfrog Group says

Healthcare Dive

Incidents of falls and trauma and of objects unintentionally left in a body after surgery decreased by about 25% since 2012, according to the group that assigns letter grades to hospitals.

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Remembering Dr. Pardes

Hanys

A HANYS Distinguished Service Award honoree (2012), he remained an active emeritus board member until his passing. Among his many roles, recognitions and contributions, Dr. Pardes served as chair of the HANYS board of trustees while president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. Dr. Pardes will be deeply missed.

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CMS Recovery Audit Prepayment Review (RAPR) Begins August 27, 2012

The Health Law Firm

On July 31, 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on its website that hospitals should brace themselves for prepayment audits beginning August 27, 2012. Indest III, J.D., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law. ” To see the official announcement from the CMS, click here.

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Microsoft End of Support for 2023

Total HIPAA

Dynamics AX 2012 R3. Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime. Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2012. Visual Studio 2012. Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012. Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012. HPC Pack 2012. HPC Pack 2012 R2. Hyper-V Server 2012. Hyper-V Server 2012 R2.

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CMS Recovery Audit Prepayment Reviews Slated to Begin Summer 2012

The Health Law Firm

June 1, 2012. It was originally scheduled to begin January 1, 2012. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is planning to move forward with the Recovery Audit Prepayment Review (RAPR) Demonstration Project on [stat.] Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) will Review Claims with High Rates of Improper Billing.

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Tech-minded insurance company Oscar Health announces IPO

Mobi Health News

Founded in 2012, Oscar has grown to an approximate membership of 529,000, an annual revenue of $1.67 billion and a lifetime accumulated deficit of $1.43

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