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Optum, Medicare Drive Strong UnitedHealthcare Q1 Results
Optum, Medicare Drive Strong UnitedHealthcare Q1 Results
April 15, 2021  |  Earnings

As the first major health insurer to release Q1 results this year, the UnitedHealth Group has set the bar high. Across its Optum and UnitedHealthcare...

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The Doctor Will See You Now: At Home
The Doctor Will See You Now: At Home
April 06, 2021  |  Healthcare

Thanks to rapidly advancing technology, our homes are becoming much more of a commerce command center than a simple living space. Companies like Roku and...

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Justice Department Charges 2 New York Pharmacy Owners In $30 Million COVID Fraud Case
Justice Department Charges 2 New York Pharmacy Owners In $30 Million COVID Fraud Case
December 23, 2020  |  Security & Fraud

Two owners of a dozen New York City-area pharmacies have been charged for their reported involvement in a $30 million health care fraud and money...

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Walmart Expands Healthcare Services
Walmart Expands Healthcare Services
October 01, 2020  |  Walmart

Walmart‘s partnership with insurance startup Clover Health to aid Georgia seniors marks the retail giant’s foray into privately-managed Medicare Advantage plans, Bloomberg reported. Under the...

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Hospitals Ask Congress To Forgive $100B In Medicare Loans
Hospitals Ask Congress To Forgive $100B In Medicare Loans
July 28, 2020  |  Healthcare

U.S. hospitals want Congress to forgive $100 billion in Medicare loans that were made earlier this year to help the healthcare system amid the coronavirus...

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Deep Dive: How The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Pushing Digital Healthcare Disbursements Adoption
Deep Dive: How The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Pushing Digital Healthcare Disbursements Adoption
June 04, 2020  |  Disbursements

Healthcare providers were facing problems with slow, disorganized disbursements before COVID-19 shook the industry to its core. There was already disparity in how patients were...

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Why Insurers Must Make Healthcare Provider Disbursements Digital
Why Insurers Must Make Healthcare Provider Disbursements Digital
June 03, 2020  |  Disbursements

Complex billing codes and paper-based disbursements have long troubled independent primary care practitioners — frictions that result in treatment delays during the pandemic. Andrew Toy,...

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Medicare Expands Advance Payments To Healthcare Suppliers
Medicare Expands Advance Payments To Healthcare Suppliers
March 30, 2020  |  B2B Payments

Medicare will start offering extra funds to healthcare suppliers across the U.S., including up to 125 percent of the normal amount for critical response hospitals,...

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US Chamber Leader Criticizes Presidential Candidates
US Chamber Leader Criticizes Presidential Candidates
January 09, 2020  |  Politics

The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the largest and most powerful business lobbying group in the country, criticized presidential candidates challenging President Donald...

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