Hospitals were overpaid by roughly $502 million from 2011 to 2014, according to a report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG), which blamed the overpayment on CMS limitations on the reconciliation period.
Walgreens has opened up the first in-store primary care clinic with VillageMD, a primary care company based in Chicago that operates nationally. The clinic, based in Houston, is one of five planned sites of care in the city.
A new drug with the potential to help heart-failure patients comes with a staggering cost––$651 a day, or $225,000 a year. The sky-high price tag has caused some researchers associated with developing the drug to speak out, Bloomberg reported.