Watch: CIC launches investigation into Aetna patient practices
Former Aetna medical director for Southern California, Dr. Jay Ken Linuma, admitted under-oath that he never reviewed patient records during the approval process for coverage. The California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, was furious after CNN read the court transcript to him. The California Insurance Commission has launched an investigation into Aetna. “If the health insurer is making decisions to deny coverage without a physician actually ever reviewing medical records, that’s of significant concern to me as insurance commissioner in California — and potentially a violation of law,” Dave Jones said to CNN. Aetna, the third largest insurance company in the country, told CNN they looked forward to “explaining our clinical review process” to Commissioner Dave Jones. Have you been denied coverage by Aetna?
Revolutionizing the Audit Process: Advancements in Supplier Assessments Within the Pharmaceutical Sector
Pharmaceutical companies invest significant resources in research and development to discover new drugs and therapies and improve existing ones. This involves rigorous testing, clinical trials, and obtaining regulatory approval before a drug can be sold. Government agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States, oversee the approval process and conduct […]
Lessons Learned in Disaster Response, Recovery, and Resiliency
Natural disasters are one of the most unpredictable, but expected forms of destruction that humanity can expect to happen anywhere and at any time. Unfortunately, many types of disasters result in the loss of life, in addition to wide-scale devastation. When it comes to educational facilities like schools, there’s a certain type of disaster response […]
How Open-Source IoT Solutions are Redefining the Edge
For the tech industry, finding solutions is a daily priority. So, the discovery of new and improved solutions is always a constant goal for the advancement of this. In a new episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” host Michelle Dawn Mooney interviewed Intel Product Engineer Sean Williams, and IOTech CTO Jim White, to […]