Revenue CycleCOVID-19 Will Result in an Estimated 3.5M Uninsured by End of 2020
Other new research shows that health insurance losses were happening well before the pandemic.
FinanceCMS Opens Office to Cut Red Tape for Providers
Regulatory reductions are expected to save providers $6.6 billion and 42 million unnecessary burden hours through 2021.
Covid-19HHS Releases $10B in Emergency Funding for Safety Net Hospitals
Another $10 billion is expected to be released soon to aid hospitals providing care in COVID-19 "hotspots."
StrategyMedicaid Expansion Could Have Covered an Additional 4M People in 2020
Uninsured numbers in ?holdout states? would have dropped by 28% under ?typical circumstances,? an Urban Institute analysis found.
FinanceCMS Announces Pay Parity for Audio-only Telephone Visits
The rule change was part of a broad package of waivers and rules shifts that were brought forward Thursday by...
Finance$50B in CARES Act Provider Relief: Where'd It Go? Where's It Going?
Federal officials say the object of the initial $30 billion blunderbuss distribution of funding was to get money to providers...
FinanceTo 'Keep The Lights On,' Doctors And Hospitals Ask For Advance Medicare Payments
Thousands of doctors, hospitals and other health providers are reaching out for a lifeline made available in the series of...
FinanceHow Much Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Cost? Estimates Vary Widely.
The wide variance in cost estimates depends upon how many people are infected by the virus, the availability of testing,...
StrategyCMS Suspends Restrictions on Care Venues as Providers Tackle COVID-19 Surges
The sweeping "Hospitals Without Walls" initiative take effect immediately and allows hospitals to bill Medicare for services in unconventional settings.
FinanceCOVID-19 Bonanza: Stimulus Hands Health Industry Billions Not Directly Related To Pandemic
Health care businesses will get billions of dollars in additional funding not directly related to the pandemic, because Congress agreed...
FinanceNational Health Spending Growth Projected at 5.4% Annually through 2028
However, new estimates from federal actuaries do not project the cost implications of the coronavirus pandemic.
Strategy11 More States Granted Medicaid 1135 Waivers
CMS says the waivers will give state governments more flexibility to respond to the epidemic.