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Medicaid coverage for substance abuse treatment improved substantially since 2014: study

Fierce Healthcare

Access to care for Medicaid fee-for-service beneficiaries with substance use disorder has improved from 2014 until 2021, but much more can be done to improve it further, researchers say. There have been substantial improvements in coverage for substance use disorder and opioid use disorder since 2014, according to a study in JAMA Network.

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Hospitals face lowest readmission fines since 2014, analysis finds

Healthcare Dive

More than 2,200 hospitals will incur penalties, the lowest number in nearly a decade, as the CMS adjusted its calculations for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Improper Medicare payments down $20.7B since 2014, CMS data show

Fierce Healthcare

since 2014, CMS data show. Improper Medicare payments down $20.7B Tue, 11/16/2021 - 07:15.

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SCOTUS rejects UnitedHealth appeal of Medicare Advantage overpayment rule

Healthcare Dive

The justices declined to take up the case, leaving intact a lower court ruling that backed the 2014 CMS regulation requiring swift return of overpayments.

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Anthem plans to change name to Elevance

Healthcare Dive

Prior to 2014, the company was known as WellPoint. It's the second name change for Anthem in the past decade.

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Survey: Health app adoption has tripled since 2014

Mobi Health News

New survey data out this week from Accenture shows that healthcare consumers are using more wearables and apps, and are more bullish on virtual care, than ever before. But they also have high expectations for their health technology, which the industry may not be able to meet.

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Professionals Resource Network Provides Intake Statistics for the 2014 Calendar Year

The Health Law Firm

Chair of the Board of Directors for PRN, provided statistics on PRN intakes for the 2014 calendar year. The total intakes for 2014 were 324 individuals, with about one-third of those being licensure applicants. Indest III, J.D., Following the meeting, Robert C. Approximately 61 percent of the intakes received PRN contracts.

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