Keyword: Prime Healthcare
Prime and its CEO agreed to pay $65 million to settle allegations that 14 of its hospitals unnecessarily admitted patients for inpatient care.
A federal judge has ruled that Prime Healthcare's lawsuit against Humana can move forward, in what could be a precedent-setting case.
Ten doctors were charged with overprescribing pain pills from W.V. clinics and more physician practice news.
Rhode Island has fined Prime Healthcare for transferring ownership of two of its hospitals illegally to its charity arm.
Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School has created a new partnership with six medical practices in Rhode Island.
In the latest update to the ongoing case, the Department of Justice joined the whistleblower suit in May, after its investigation found evidence that Prem Reddy, founder of Prime Healthcare Services, pressured emergency physicians to admit patients who did not need inpatient care.
As insurers pare down provider networks, patients are paying the price in the form of surprise medical bills, prompting disputes between payers and providers.
Government agents are adopting a more forceful approach to fraud investigation, using tactics typically reserved for violent criminals.
The DOJ filed has filed a complaint that accuses Prime Healthcare of systematically pushing doctors to admit Medicare patients.