Technology5 Common Mistakes in Documenting a Telemedicine Visit
A recent OIG audit of evaluation and management (E/M) services provided by telemedicine during the pandemic found that providers generally...
Payer"Junk Insurance" Part 2: Coverage and Its Discontents
Is short-term limited duration insurance a viable option in a broken system?
TechnologyMontefiore Fined Almost $5 Million for HIPAA Violations
The New York City-based health system was fined $4.75 million after a federal investigation found that a former employee and...
TechnologyA Healthcare Headache: New Tech Often Means New Cybersecurity Concerns
Health systems and hospitals are using more and more new technology to address clinical care gaps. That puts a strain...
Payer'Junk Insurance' Part 1: A Regulatory Case Study
The regulatory tug of war over short-term limited duration insurance.
TechnologyHHS Expands Telemedicine Use in Opioid Abuse Treatment Programs
The new rule, announced today, enables healthcare providers to use audio-visual telemedicine platforms to evaluate new patients for methadone treatment...
PharmaHHS Opens Drug Price Dickering
With newfound authority granted by the IRA, HHS bids on 10 drugs selected for the first round of negotiations.
TechnologyTEFCA Gets Ready For Its Moment in the Spotlight
With version 2.0 now supporting FHIR-based exchange, Mariann Yeager of the Sequoia Project says the final draft of standards for...
PharmaTrump Official Who OK'd Drugs From Canada Chairs Company Behind Florida's Import Plan
Former HHS Secretary Alex Azar is chairman of LifeScience Logistics, a company Florida is paying $39 million to manage its...
PayerACA Enrollment Hits 20.4M ─ And Counting
A record 20 million Americans signed up for marketplace health insurance, and that number is expected to grow.
PayerOlder Americans Say They Feel Trapped in Medicare Advantage Plans
The private plans serve 30.8 million people despite concerns about aggressive sales tactics and misleading coverage claims.
TechnologyHHS Tells Health Systems: Get Serious About Cybersecurity
Federal officials have unveiled a new strategy to address rising cybersecurity incidents. It includes incentives to improve data security, beefed-up...