Friday, July 10, 2015

This Week in Healthcare: 7/6 - 7/10

Top news from around the healthcare industry:

California Receives Failing Grad for Health Care Cost Transparency
California was one of 45 states to receive a failing grade for health care cost transparency, according to the third annual report by the Catalyst for Payment Reform and the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Modern Healthcare reports.

FDA Strengthens Heart Safety Warning on Popular Pain Relievers
Federal health regulators are bolstering warning labels on popular pain relievers to reflect new information about their risks of heart attack and stroke.

Obama's CMS Nominee Slavitt Could Face Rough Road to Confirmation
President Barack Obama has nominated Andrew Slavitt as administrator of the CMS, the position he has held on an interim basis since Marilyn Tavenner stepped down in February.

 Happy reading! Have a great weekend.

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