September 20, 2018 Today, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it has reached separate settlements with Boston Medical Center (BMC), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for compromising the privacy of patients’ protected health information (PHI) by inviting film crews on premises to […]
Month: September 2018
HHS Awards Over $1 Billion to Combat the Opioid Crisis
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded over $1 billion in opioid-specific grants this week to help combat the crisis ravaging our country. New data unveiled recently by HHS suggests that efforts are now yielding progress at the national level. Read the full article here.
Justice Department greenlights Cigna-Express Scripts merger
The U.S. Justice Department has approved the proposed $67 billion merger between health insurer Cigna Corp. and pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, the companies announced Monday. Read the full article here.