July 16, 2019

  1. Minnesota hospitals ask state to investigate BCBS over new policy ending coverage for 7 forms of routine care Full story
  2. CMS has billions in Medicare Advantage overpayments in its crosshairs Full story
  3. 27 recent hospital, health system executive moves Full story
  4. How the Cleveland Sight Center automated accounts payable, saved thousands and eliminated paper storage. Click here to read the white paper
  5. Thrilled to welcome 85 hospital and health system CEO speakers, plus keynotes Nikki Haley, Peyton Manning and George W. Bush, to Becker's 8th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable, November 11-13, 2019. Register here. For exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, e-mail Jessica Cole at jcole@beckershealthcare.com
  6. Send bill to lower US health costs for Trump's signature this month, senator urges colleagues Full story
  7. Hospitals hire 'secret shoppers' to evaluate care quality Full story
  8. How to navigate payer vaccination reimbursement — A roadmap for providers. Click here to read the free e-book
  9. Michigan surgeon accused of $60M billing fraud Full story 
  10. CMS considers covering some acupuncture treatments under Medicare Full story
  11. Surprise billing legislation — An overview of the current and future implications of medical billing laws. Click here to attend the webinar
  12. Viewpoint: Will 'Medicare for All' affect 401(k) investments? Full story
  13. Georgians accused of illegally getting Medicaid coverage from Tennessee Full story

Editor's note: Yesterday's Payer Issues Report included an incorrect link for the story: CMS releases Quality Payment Program results: 5 takeaways. Please find the correct link here.

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