Senior reporter at @ProPublica, past president/current board member @ahcj, hopeful Detroit Lions fan, Columbia journ prof. charles.ornstein@propublica.org

The Cost of a Cure: Medicare Spent $4.5 Billion on New Hepatitis C Drugs Last Year

propublica.org — Medicare spent $4.5 billion last year on new, pricey medications that cure the liver disease hepatitis C - more than 15 times what it spent the year before on older treatments for the disease, previously undisclosed federal data shows.

Medicare spent $4.5 billion on new hepatitis C drugs last year, data shows

washingtonpost.com — Medicare spent $4.5 billion last year on new, pricey medications that cure the liver disease hepatitis C - more than 15 times what it spent the year before on older treatments for the disease, previously undisclosed federal data shows.

Despite Wave of Data Breaches, Official Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

networkworld.com — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.

Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

kcur.org — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.

Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

kuow.org — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.

Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

wabe.org — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.

Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

wvpublic.org — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.

Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

wlrn.org — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.

Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

npr.org — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.

Despite A Wave Of Data Breaches, Fed Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

wnyc.org — It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people.
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Mar 30, 2015

15 minutes. RT @blakehounshell: “Meerkat crumpled like a wet napkin as soon as Twitter’s rival app debuted” bgr.com/2015/03/30/mee…

Mar 30, 2015

RT @ArmstrongDrew: Pfizer spends more than any other drugmaker on ads. By a LOT: $PFE ow.ly/KZ4VH ow.ly/i/a9Bq7

Mar 30, 2015

RT @tricia_neuman: #HepC spending could ↑ #PartD premiums/cost-sharing kff.org/medicare/persp… How will next Rx that comes to market w/out competition affect $?

Mar 30, 2015

Another spat between nurse unions. Health union split complicates nurses' jobs push capi.tl/1Gnu9PH @DanGoldbergCNY is on it.

Mar 30, 2015

RT @JasonMillman: The Supreme Court announces this morning it won't take a lawsuit challenging Obamacare's Independent Payment Advisory Board.

Mar 30, 2015

RT @walidgellad: @ZackBergerMDPhD @charlesornstein issue in HCV is NOT who gets treated, but who is treated now vs. later. no one has any idea how to do this

Mar 30, 2015

Five years old, going on ten: The future of the Affordable Care Act brook.gs/1ysyKJt via @BrookingsMed

Mar 30, 2015

RT @ReportingHealth: These searchable databases by @AHCJ & @propublica make investigating your local hospitals so much easier http://t.co/E…

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