InnovationCMS to Combine, Standardize Compare Tools
The new format is designed to facilitate access through a single-entry point.
FinanceMedicare Overpaid for Postoperative Care by $2.6B in 2018
Less than 40% of postoperative visits paid for by Medicare were provided following major surgical procedures.
StrategyWhy Health Systems Need Ride-Share Partnerships
Uber and Lyft are helping health systems to address social determinants of health and increase revenue.
StrategyDOJ Files False Claims Act Complaint against Community Health Network
A whistleblower suit alleges that Community rewarded physician referrals with compensation way above fair market value.
FinancePhysician Groups Cautious About Medicare's 'Primary Care First' Payment Model
Lots of analysis needed to figure out whether to sign up, they say.
Clinical CareCMS Wants More Input on Medicare Scope of Practice Regulations
Federal policy makers are examining regulations that require more-stringent supervision, or that limit providers from practicing at the top of...
StrategySpecial Counsel: Seema Verma's 'Medicare-for-All' Messaging Didn't Violate Hatch Act
The law 'does not prohibit employees from discussing their support for or opposition to policy proposals or issues, even if...
Strategy'Medicare for All': Finally Prioritizing Patients?
Experts at a House hearing take sides on a single-payer system.
StrategyWebsite Errors Raise Calls For Medicare To Be Flexible With Seniors' Enrollment
Although CMS has earned praise for responding to errors identified by Plan Finder users, some people may have signed up...
StrategyThe $11M Medicare Tool That Gives Seniors the Wrong Insurance Information
The Trump administration redesigned the online Medicare Cost Finder for seniors to compare complex health insurance options. But consumer advocates...
Clinical CareTwo PTAC Members Quit in Frustration
In 3 years, 16 recommendations offered to CMS and none accepted.
StrategyFoundation to Pay $4M to Settle Kickback Allegations
The Assistance Fund is the third foundation to settle allegations of conspiring with drug makers.