Report: Myanmar military responsible for numerous attacks on healthcare workers

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Myanmar’s armed forces (the Tatmadaw) has carried out 252 attacks on healthcare workers since the Tatmadaw illegally seized control of the country in a coup d’état in February, according to a report published on Tuesday.

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Biden issues executive order strengthening access to affordable healthcare

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US President Joe Biden Tuesday issued an executive order to improve citizens’ access to healthcare by expanding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid in furtherance of a similar order last year.

Louisiana AG challenges Biden administration vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

JURIST

Attorney General Jeff Landry of Louisiana and eleven other states filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), questioning their authority to issue a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers.

Prison Healthcare ‘Lacks Uniform Standards’

The Crime Report

But, who decides what is “reasonably adequate,” particularly when the healthcare system for patients in prison lacks uniform standards?

Memphis-Based Hospital Accused Of Healthcare Fraud Involving Cancer Treatment

Above The Law

government brought the suit against Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals, accusing the hospital system of paying millions of dollars of kickbacks to West Clinic, P.C., Health Care / Medicine Healthcare DocketThe U.S.

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US federal judge blocks federal vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

JURIST

The court noted concerns about the loss of healthcare workers who could potentially quit over the vaccine mandate. The order affects over 10 million healthcare workers across the country.

Federal court blocks healthcare worker vaccine mandate in 10 states

JURIST

Judge Matthew Schelp agreed with the states’ claim, finding that allowing the rule to go into effect would cause irreparable harm to the states and their healthcare industries.

Justice Department Seeks to Block UnitedHealth Acquisition of Change Healthcare

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Healthcare Access For Transgender Children And Teenagers [Sponsored]

Above The Law

Various bills in state legislatures across the United States are seeking to ban or limit gender-affirming healthcare options for transgender children and teenagers. The post Healthcare Access For Transgender Children And Teenagers appeared first on Above the Law.

Federal appeals court denies New York healthcare workers religious exemption to COVID-19 vaccine mandate

JURIST

A Second Circuit decision vacated two lower court rulings which allowed healthcare workers to claim religious exemptions to New York’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The mandate requires that all New York healthcare workers be fully vaccinated.

Federal court orders Arizona Department of Corrections to trial over inadequate healthcare

JURIST

The US District Court for the District of Arizona Friday ordered the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Recovery (ADC) to trial for failure to make agreed-upon progress toward prison healthcare reforms.

Nevada lawmakers approve bill offering public healthcare option

JURIST

The bill would mean that Nevadans who purchase their healthcare plans through the system that the bill creates would not be buying their insurance directly from the state. Uncategorized domestic healthcare Nevada

Deloitte Invests $750M In Healthcare, Consumer, And Financial Services Businesses

Above The Law

The post Deloitte Invests $750M In Healthcare, Consumer, And Financial Services Businesses appeared first on Above the Law. Health Care / Medicine Healthcare Docket

Healthcare Hiring Pulse Report 2021–2022 | iHire

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Discover healthcare employment trends and hiring insights from 2021 in iHire’s Healthcare Hiring Pulse Report

In 2022, California’s Ballot Will Be Heavy On Healthcare

Above The Law

The post In 2022, California’s Ballot Will Be Heavy On Healthcare appeared first on Above the Law. Health Care / Medicine Healthcare Docket

How Has Healthcare Marketing Changed Since COVID-19?

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Future healthcare consumers will be, without a doubt, better-informed individuals who will know exactly what they want. And healthcare marketers will have to deliver precisely that! .

Benefits of Durable Power of Attorney and Advance Healthcare Directive

A People's Choice

To read the complete article, please click on the link Benefits of Durable Power of Attorney and Advance Healthcare Directive This post appeared first on A People's Choice - Legal Documents - Without the Lawyers.

Report: Federal Agencies Fighting Healthcare Fraud Recouped $3.1B In 2020

Above The Law

Spearheaded by the Departments of Justice, and Health and Human Services, efforts to investigate and prosecute healthcare fraud resulted in the government recovering billions, including about $2.1 Health Care / Medicine Healthcare Docket

Now is the Time for the Healthcare Industry to Digitally Transform Its Contracting Processes

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As healthcare contracts become more complex to create, negotiate, execute, and manage throughout the contract lifecycle, the tools to manage them need to keep pace. Business digital transformation of medical contracts digitally transforming healthcare contracts DX healthcare contracts HIPAA

Vaccine Requirements Incoming For Healthcare Facilities, Big Businesses

Above The Law

Health Care / Medicine Healthcare DocketCMS set a deadline for staff at Medicare- or Medicaid-certified facilities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. Similarly, OSHA is also requiring large companies to vaccinate their workers by that date.

COVID-19 Vaccination Required For Staff In Most Healthcare Settings

Above The Law

CMS, in collaboration with the CDC, is making it mandatory for staff at healthcare facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Health Care / Medicine Healthcare Docket

Racism In Healthcare

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Racism in healthcare is a substantial problem that impacts the lives of many patients. Racism in healthcare affects every part of patient care in the first visit until discharge. The first step to combating racism in healthcare is to address the issues which affect the regular experience of patients. Racism in healthcare begins with a mindset. The post Racism In Healthcare appeared first on Nolo.

Ascension Michigan Will Pay $2.8M in Healthcare Fraud Case

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Michigan healthcare provider settles fraud case for nearly $3M.

Racial Disparities Still Prevalent in Healthcare Settings, Study Finds

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Research shows healthcare has made little progress to address racial inequity.

Human rights group accuses Iran officials of denying healthcare to dying prisoners

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Amnesty International Tuesday accused Iranian prison officials of “shocking violations of the right to life” by denying healthcare to ailing prisoners and refusing to investigate deaths in prison custody.

U.S. Healthcare Regulation: A Brief Overview of HIPAA

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Anyone selling products or services to anyone in the healthcare industry must be aware of the HIPAA rules and requirements. Keep in mind that it’s not just doctors and nurses that need to comply with the law.

Canada dispatches: Alberta government declares public health emergency to protect healthcare system amid Covid surge

JURIST

Late Wednesday evening, the Alberta government surprised Albertans by declaring a State of Public Health Emergency in a purported effort to protect what has become a fragile healthcare system in the wake of the fourth wave of Covid-19. Ian Profiri is JURIST’s Staff Correspondent for Canada.

Biden’s Latest Executive Order Aims To Boost Healthcare Competition

Above The Law

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Pharmacists Join Chorus Calling For DOJ To Stop Optum-Change Healthcare Merger

Above The Law

Health Care / Medicine Healthcare DocketIndependent and community pharmacies seek to prevent UHG and Change merging into a 'corporate monster' that will stifle competition.

New Jersey Gives More Healthcare to Female Prisoners 

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Atrial Fibrillation Study Reveals Racial Disparities in Healthcare

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USCIS to offer expedited processing for certain healthcare worker eads

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Expedited processing is now available for certain healthcare workers that have pending Employment Authorization Document (EAD) renewal application (Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization). Only certain healthcare workers qualify according to DHS guidelines.