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Drugmakers Pay Millions to Cherokee Nation in Opioid Settlement

Close to 500,000 people are dead because of opioid overdoses in the USA from 1999 to 2019, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last week, we likened an overprescribing doctor to Elizabeth Holmes.  This week, we are excited to see a groundbreaking settlement: The first settlement with a tribal government in the…

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Killing People: Mount Carmel Doctor & Elizabeth Holmes

“Justice delayed is justice denied” by William Gladstone is a quote that comes to mind when I think about fraudulent providers and Elizabeth Holmes. I am obsessed with the podcast The Drop Out, featuring the trial of Elizabeth Holmes, and this week’s episode was released within days of the 600 pages of personal text messages…

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This Month in Healthcare

Healthcare is constantly in a state of transition, and it doesn’t take the summers off. July has seen several CMS announcements, innovations, and healthcare fraud busts. Hot off the digital presses, Advize has rounded up this month’s biggest stories so far. 2018-07-19 – IHS Launches Opioids Website The Indian Health Services launched their new opioid…

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