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Providers mostly applaud CMS over fee schedule, but some specialists fear cuts

Dive Brief: Lobbying groups for the country’s physicians and hospitals applauded CMS for its 2020 physician fee schedule rule largely due to the agency walking back a previous proposal that aimed to significantly alter how office visits, or evaluation and management (E/M) services, were coded and ultimately reimbursed. Still, the American Medical Association and American… Read More »

Zantac cancer risk: Heartburn drug pulled from shelves over cancer fears

Zantac’s suspended sale comes after concerns in several countries regarding the presence of impurities. Canada and France have already announced Zantac recalls and the US and European Union are currently investigating the drug. While health authorities say there’s no immediate risk, patients have been advised to consult a doctor who can prescribe alternative medication. Ranitidine… Read More »

Nurses at Tenet Healthcare hospitals in three states stage one-day strike over wages – The Dallas Morning News

Registered nurses staged a one-day strike Friday against Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare’s hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as the nation’s labor movement has begun flexing muscles weakened by decades of declining membership amid business and government attacks. About 6,500 National Nurses United members walked out at 12 Tenet… Read More »