Weekly Podcast - March 25, 2024


Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D. is the host for this edition which reports on the following news stories: Mariner Health Stipulates to Injunction & Pays $15.5M for Poor Care Claims. DOJ Sues Six Health Plans for Overpayments. Hi-Level S.F. City Manager Arrested for Stealing $627K in Work Comp Funds. Worker Convicted of Comp Fraud Ordered to Pay $140K In Restitution. East Bay Doctor Sentenced and License Revoked for Illegal Drug Prescriptions. California’s Chief Justice 2024 State of the Judiciary Address. Newsom Derails Indoor Heat Standard Rules Over Cost Concerns. After 3 Years 65.5% of Hospitals Non-Compliant with Price Transparency Rule. Key California Health Care Players are Divided Over PBM Regulation. Setting Reserves? US Life Expectancy Rises After 2-Year Dip.