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Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, says Mayo Clinic
Sep 20 | Jeff Lagasse
Along with addiction counseling, the drugs naltrexone, buprenorphine and methadone all have a ...
Inaccuracies found in physician residents' EHR documentation
Sep 20 | Jeff Lagasse
There were noteworthy differences between what physicians recorded in their EHRs vs. what observers ...
Cigna expands Affordable Care Act plans in 19 markets across 10 states
Sep 20 | Susan Morse
The expansion into the ACA for Cigna and other insurers comes at a time when CMS reports ...
Pelosi drug bill would give HHS Secretary Alex Azar authority to negotiate prices on 25 drugs
Sep 20 | Susan Morse
The maximum price that could be set is 1.2 times the average ...
Majority of hospitals, physician practices screen patients for at least one SDOH, Dartmouth study finds
Sep 19 | Jeff Lagasse
The pressure on physicians and hospitals to address social ...
Focus on operational efficiency and RTLS technology has given Wake Forest Baptist Health a financial leg up
Sep 19 | Jeff Lagasse
Real-time tracking technologies allow the organization to ...
Providers and billing departments face possible communications gap
Sep 18 | Jeff Lagasse
Technology can improve internal communications to maximize reimbursement and avoid billing errors.
Court rules in favor of hospitals on site-neutral payments
Sep 18 | Susan Morse
The decision saves hospitals from a $760 million rate cut in 2020.
Hospitals keep 91 percent of profit from physician-administered drugs
Sep 18 | Jeff Lagasse
Not only do commercial payers reimburse clinics at a higher rate than physician offices, but ...
Rebates for brand-name drugs in Part D reduced growth in spending
Sep 18 | Susan Morse
Still, Medicare spent $2 billion more for brand-name drugs with rebates in 2015 than in 2011.

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