StrategySen. Graham Complains That 3 Blue States Get a Third of ACA Funding
His statement got us wondering if those numbers are true.
StrategyThe Trump Medicaid Record: Big Goals, Yet Few Successes
Although Congress and the courts blocked a Medicaid overhaul, the Trump administration has left its mark on the nation?s largest...
Covid-19CMS Readies Framework, Funding for Eventual COVID-19 Vaccine
Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries will get the vaccine at no cost.
Covid-19American College of Physicians: False Financial Gain Accusations Against Physicians 'Reprehensible'
The organization stated that the false accusations "undermines the work by physicians and public health authorities."
Revenue CycleAudits For COVID-Related Inpatient Stays are Here
"We are already seeing the early COVID-19 cases being audited from commercial payers," said Dawn Crump, MA, SSBB, CHC, senior...
StrategyMerit Medical Systems to Pay $18M to Settle Kickback Allegations
Utah-based MSSI for more than six years allegedly paid millions of dollars in kickbacks to healthcare providers in the form...
TelehealthCMS Expands Medicare FFS Telehealth Services
Medicaid and CHIP have seen the number of services delivered via telehealth increased by more than 2,600%.
StrategyU.S. Insulin Prices 8X Higher than Average of 32 High-Income Countries
The average price per unit across all types of insulin in the U.S. was $98.70. Other countries pay a fraction...
TelehealthIllinois Lawmakers Pressed to Protect Telehealth
Stakeholders say legislation to support coverage parity is needed for continued post-pandemic access to telehealth services.
FinanceRural Hospitals Teeter on Financial Cliff as COVID Medicare Loans Come Due
Officially, the total repayment of the loan is due this month. Otherwise, federal regulators will stop reimbursing the hospitals for...
FinanceMoody's For-Profit Hospital Forecast Holds Negative into 2021
The bond rating agency credited the for-profit hospital sector for its "rapid and aggressive responses to the pandemic" that included...
Clinical CareOregon Wildfires Prompt HHS Emergency Declaration
The public health emergency loosens restrictions on HIPAA and EMTALA mandates, physician licensing, and self-referrals for providers operating 'in good...