FinanceRetiree Living the RV Dream Fights $12,387 Nightmare Lab Fee
Lorraine Rogge says she was surprised to receive such a high bill for lab work. "I thought there was some...
Clinical CareAlzheimer's Inc.: Colleagues Question Scientist's Pricey Recipe Against Memory Loss
Colleagues are critical of Dale Bredesen, MD, who they claim is promoting a largely unproven and costly Alzheimer's regimen
Covid-19How COVID-19 Highlights the Uncertainty of Medical Testing
National COVID test shortages have emphasized testing's critical role in containing and mitigating the pandemic, but inconvenient truths remain.
Clinical CarePush Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians' High Heart Risks
South Asians account for 60% of all heart disease cases, even though ? at 2 billion people ? they make...
TechnologyNew Technology Diagnoses Sickle Cell Disease in Record Time
Faster, more sensitive testing method uses technology 'smaller than a quarter' to diagnose disease.
Revenue CycleReviewing CC/MCC Capture
If CC/MCC capture is improved, that will also increase the organization's case-mix index and, therefore, its reimbursement, Rose T. Dunn,...
Covid-19Nursing Homes Still See Dangerously Long Waits for COVID Test Results
Lags could have devastating consequences, because even one undetected infection can quietly but rapidly trigger a broad outbreak.
Covid-19When False Information Goes Viral, COVID-19 Patient Groups Fight Back
The fear and uncertainty regarding the coronavirus have made online groups targets for the spread of false information.
Covid-19Verily's COVID Testing Program Halted in San Francisco and Oakland
Verily had two sites in Alameda County, and one was shuttered by May. The second, located at an Oakland church,...
Revenue CycleQualifying for Additional Reimbursement for COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests
CMS wants to improve test turnaround time in order to provide additional rationale for those who test positive to self-isolate...
TelehealthTelehealth Global Market to Hit $185.5B by 2026
Report credits rapid technological advances and improved access and availability for exponential growth.
Covid-19CMS to Reduce Payments for Some COVID-19 Tests
Starting January 1, 2021, these codes will be reimbursed at a base rate of $75.