Medicare & Medicaid

Aug 07 | Susan Morse
Medicare began reimbursing physicians for advance-care planning counseling in 2016, but only about a third of adults have…
Aug 05 | 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 | Healthcare Finance Staff
Expanding coverage, lowering healthcare costs, central to Democratic agenda.
Jul 30 | Mike Miliard
The Blue Button API pilot, Data at the Point of Care, aims to connect clinicians with claims data, giving them…
Jul 29 | Susan Morse
CMS Administrator Seema Verma says administration is not afraid of legal push-back from providers…
Jul 26 | Jeff Lagasse
Patient response rates have been declining over the years; the response rate was 33% in 2008 but just 26% in 2017.
Jul 25 | Jeff Lagasse
Smaller hospitals may lack the requisite expertise, personnel and financial resources necessary to make the leap.
Jul 24 | Jeff Lagasse
The providers are supported by a local multidisciplinary team including…
Jul 23 | Jeff Lagasse
Even with insurance, the cost to Medicare patients may be more than $1,600 a year, which may prohibit some from even taking the drug…
Jul 22 | Jeff Lagasse
Personalized communications and robust analytics capabilities can help MA plans avoid some of the…