TelehealthIt's 'Telehealth vs. No Care': Doctors Say Congress Risks Leaving Patients Vulnerable
The $1.7 trillion spending package Congress passed in December included a two-year extension for telehealth, but also signaled reluctance to...
TechnologyCMS Improves Medicaid Reimbursement for Digital Health Consults
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued guidance changing Medicaid and CHIP coverage for eConsults, or provider-to-provider specialty...
PayerNumbers Don't Lie. Biden Kept His Promise on Improving Obamacare.
Observers offer 'an unequivocal yes,' to the question of whether Biden has met his campaign promise.
InnovationCalifornia Launches Digital Therapeutic Program for Substance Abuse Treatment
The state's Medicaid program is partnering with digital health company Pear Therapeutics on the precision digital therapeutics program aimed at...
PharmaHHS Sets Key Dates for Medicare Drug Price Negotiations
Lowering the cost of prescription drugs is a key component of the Inflation Reduction Act.
PayerBiden-Harris Administration continues unprecedented efforts to increase ownership transparency in healthcare settings
For the first time ever, HHS is making ownership data for all Medicare-certified hospitals publicly available.
Payer2022 End-of-Year Snapshot: Most Read Payer Articles
Check out the most-read payer articles from the past year.
InnovationSenators Introduce Bill to Support Coverage of Digital Therapeutics
The Medicaid and CHIP Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics Act, introduced this week in Congress, would create standardized coverage in...
TechnologyMichigan FQHC Addresses Value-Based Care Through its EHR
Cherry Health is using EHR technology to launch new services and view and share data with other providers as it...
PayerCMS' Proposed Prior Authorization Rule Applauded by Groups
The rule aims to streamline the administrative process by requiring certain payers to implement electronic prior authorization.
MarketingHealthcare Lobbying Expenditures Up 70% Since 2000
The staggering $713.6 million spent in 2020 grew by more than 70% when compared with the $358.2 million the sector...
StrategySutter Health Will Pay $13M to Settle False Claims Allegations
DOJ says Sutter billed government payers for urine tests performed by third-party labs.