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OIG says hospitals overbilled Medicare $267M by improperly coding post-discharge services

Dive Brief: The Medicare program overpaid providers more than $ 267 million due to inadequate oversight of patients discharged from an acute care hospital within three days of their admission, according to a new report by the HHS Office of the Inspector General. OIG inspectors combed over more than 89,000 claims filed in fiscal 2016… Read More »

Fauci says the country is headed in wrong direction as Trump pledges control

President Trump and infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci have opposing views on the country’s progress in stopping the coronavirus pandemic. Trump told reporters Thursday during a press briefing that the coronavirus is “under control,” while Sun Belt states report daily records in new case counts and the United States surpasses 2.7 million cases. “[China… Read More »

Texas-sized problem: Gov. Abbott says tougher anti-COVID restrictions might come back

The number of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations has increased in Texas and several states in the South and West, leading governors to eye more aggressive responses. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that increased rates in hospitalizations and record daily highs of new coronavirus cases show that “COVID-19 is now spreading at an unacceptable… Read More »

Investors are missing out on black founders with great companies, says Incredible Health CEO

Incredible Health’s founders Iman Abuzeid and Rome Portlock. Source: Nico Zurcher When Iman Abuzeid was raising her last round of financing, she stepped into a Silicon Valley venture firm in business casual attire and was immediately mistaken for a Postmates delivery driver.  Abuzeid, who trained as a physician before enrolling in a business degree in… Read More »