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Quorum Health CEO Joey Jacobs steps down after 2 months

Quorum Health said Friday that its CEO of less than two months is stepping down. The Brentwood, Tenn.-based hospital chain in July tapped Joey Jacobs, the former CEO of Acadia…

Arizona urgent-care operator to pay $12.5 million for overbilling

An Arizona urgent care provider was ordered to pay $12.5 million for overbilling, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Phoenix-based Urgent Care Extra created patient care practices and billing procedures to…

Home health providers call for more flexibility in CMS’ telehealth rule

Home health providers largely support CMS’ plans to cover telehealth but ask for more flexibility in the requirements. A congressional advisory group, on the other hand, says the proposed CMS…

U.S. cuts remaining dues payment to WHO after Trump pullout

The Trump administration said Wednesday it won’t pay more than $60 million in dues it owes to the World Health Organization and will use the money instead to pay down…

Tyson Foods to open medical clinics at some meat plants

Tyson Foods is planning to open medical clinics at several of its U.S. plants to improve the health of its workers and better protect them from the coronavirus. The Springdale,…

Still too soon to try altering human embryo DNA, panel says

It’s still too soon to try to make genetically edited babies because the science isn’t advanced enough to ensure safety, says an international panel of experts who also mapped a…

White House faces skepticism over prospects for a vaccine

Could the U.S. really see a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day? A letter from federal health officials instructing states to be ready to begin distributing a vaccine by Nov. 1…

Medication errors: Cut your risk with these tips

Medication errors: Cut your risk with these tips Medication errors are preventable. Your best defense is asking questions and being informed about the medications you take. By Mayo Clinic Staff…