CMS boosts outpatient payment by 2.6% while making further cuts to 340B hospitals
Aug 05 | Susan Morse
Star ratings would add a Timely and Effective Care group and would include critical ...
SCAN Health Plan launches Rally platform for its members
Aug 05 | Mallory Hackett
The platform was created to help seniors dealing with social isolation by virtually connecting them with ...
Kindred Healthcare and Dignity Health to open new inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Arizona
Aug 05 |
The two companies are building this second hospital to address ...
CMS allows for premium reductions for individual and small group markets for remainder of 2020
Aug 04 |
This policy will allow consumers to remain covered and receive care ...
CMS proposes telehealth changes under Trump executive order
Aug 04 | Susan Morse
The agency has yet to say whether parity will remain between an in-person and a telehealth visit.
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 mean decreased revenues for hospitals that are still treating high ...
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 ...