The US government is suing Steward Health Care, accusing the hospital operator of violating federal laws pertaining to physician compensation and self-referrals. It’s alleged that Steward Medical and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center linked a cardiologist’s pay to his referrals, violating the Stark Law, and improperly billed over 1,000 claims to Medicare. Steward Health has denied the allegations and indicated plans to file a motion to dismiss.
A division of United Healthcare, Change Healthcare, is dealing with the fallout of a cyber attack. This has heavily impacted the healthcare industry, affecting transactions