Medicare & Medicaid

Aug 19, 2019 | Susan Morse
A few stakeholders recommended removing or suspending the overall star ratings from Hospital Compare until changes are made.
Aug 16, 2019 | Susan Morse
The price of plans will be included to create competition in the market that opens for 2020 starting November 1.
Aug 15, 2019 | Susan Morse
Numerous states reported requested rate decreases and only three have double-digit increases.
Aug 12, 2019 | Susan Morse
The demand for telemedicine - seen as an elixir for rural health accessibility - has put extreme demands on limited…
Aug 08, 2019 | Susan Morse
The therapy costs $375,000 or $475,000, with hospital stays due to adverse effects…
Aug 07, 2019 | Susan Morse
Medicare began reimbursing physicians for advance-care planning counseling in 2016, but only about a third of adults have…
Aug 05, 2019 | Susan Morse
The rule increases new technology add-on payment from 50 to 65% for cases with high costs involving eligible new technologies.
Democratic candidates take the stage during first debate in June.
Jul 31, 2019 | Healthcare Finance Staff
Expanding coverage, lowering healthcare costs, central to Democratic agenda.
Jul 30, 2019 | Mike Miliard
The Blue Button API pilot, Data at the Point of Care, aims to connect clinicians with claims data, giving them…
Jul 29, 2019 | Susan Morse
CMS Administrator Seema Verma says administration is not afraid of legal push-back from providers…