Telehealth to become permanent under Trump executive order
Aug 03 | Susan Morse
"The virus is receding," the president said of COVID-19 during a news conference on Monday.
CMS increases Medicare payment for three types of providers
Aug 03 | Susan Morse
Skilled nursing facilities will get a $750 million, or 2.2% boost, for 2021.
Emergency department visits fall by at least 40% during pandemic
Aug 03 |
Fewer emergency department visits means decreased revenues for hospitals that are still treating ...
HHS extends phase two deadline for Provider Relief Fund distributions
Aug 03 |
The department will distribute $15 billion from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund to providers ...
Appeals court sides with HHS in drug payment cuts to 340B hospitals
Aug 03 | Susan Morse
HHS estimated in 2018 that the 28.5% cut to drug reimbursement rates would save Medicare $1.6 ...
HIMSS announces August date for 2021 annual global conference
Jul 31 | Susan Morse
Once its insurance claim is resolved, HIMSS intends to come forward with additional remedies for the ...
House votes to overturn unique patient identifier ban
Jul 31 |
The voice vote approves the Foster-Kelly Amendment, which removes language that prohibits federal funding for ...
Physician practices with more female doctors have smallest gender pay gaps
Jul 31 | Jeff Lagasse
In nonsurgical specialty practices with 90% male representation, female physicians earn as ...
Telehealth can help safety net providers expand access to medical specialists
Jul 31 | Jeff Lagasse
Sustaining gains created by expanded telehealth will require more generous ...
Oscar launches virtual primary care in planned 2021 expansion
Jul 31 | Susan Morse
The insurer also plans to expand individual and family plans to 19 states and 47 markets, including 19 ...