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Two news items hit the virtual desk this morning; hospitals will lose more than $50 billion this year, and consolidation among hospitals and health systems is continuing, isn’t improving quality, and is increasing health systems’ leverage over payers. The bad … Continue reading Worker comp payers – hold on to your purses and wallets
International private equity firm CVC Capital Partners will acquire a majority stake in workers’ comp physical management company MedRisk. The Carlyle Group is the current majority shareholder and will retain a “significant stake” along with MedRisk senior management. I could … Continue reading CVC acquires a majority stake in MedRisk
Several commenters purporting to be chronic pain patients responded to my post about the AMA’s bemoaning CDC’s opioid guidelines. Their stories were tragic; heartfelt; full of pain, suffering, and grief. All decried the CDC’s guidelines as wildly misplaced, directly responsible … Continue reading The scammers fighting CDC’s opioid guidelines