Morning Headlines 1/16/23
GAO rules Booz Allen has no conflict in $860M VA award
The Government Accountability Office rejects bid protests involving the VA’s selection of Booz Allen to continue managing its Oracle Cerner implementation for another five years.
Definitive Healthcare lays off 6% of staff despite revenue growth
Healthcare market intelligence company Definitive Healthcare, which went public in 2021, will lay off 55 employees as it struggles to balance hiring and expenses with revenue.
Owensboro Health and Optum Launch Comprehensive Partnership to Enhance Patient Care and Experience in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana
Owensboro Health (KY) outsources revenue cycle management and IT to Optum, which will take on 575 health system employees.
re: Cigna payment model/denials - this is not surprising at all. I had a client sue another large national payer…