Finance4 Ways Hospitals Should Prepare for the Price Transparency Rule Next Year
Healthcare stakeholders break down what the rule will mean for health systems and how provider executives should adapt.
StrategyeHealth Medicare Survey: Majority Have 'Low' or 'No' Confidence in Federal COVID Response
Forty percent of Medicare beneficiaries say coronavirus-related restrictions should be stronger.
StrategyAvalere Health Analyzes Trump Drug Pricing Executive Orders
President Trump is scheduled to meet with pharmaceutical executives about the "most favored nation model" order on Tuesday.
Clinical CareLeverage These Two Principles to Prevent Privileging Criteria Disputes
Clinical privilege criteria can be very technical, and specialty training in a given procedure area may vary by provider.
StrategyCMS Announces New CLIA Waived Tests And Their CPT Codes
Notably, Medicare pays only for laboratory tests categorized as waived complexity under CLIA in facilities with a CLIA certificate of...
StrategyPresident Trump Signs 4 Drug Pricing Executive Orders
President Trump added that the administration would have a "complete" healthcare plan to present "very shortly."
StrategyDepartment of Labor Offers New COVID Guidance on Employee Leave
The guidance?in question-and-answer form?tackles how the pandemic affects the various laws.
Clinical CareNIH Project Hones In on COVID Racial Disparities
NIH researchers are trying to get a better sense of how socioeconomic factors like income, family structure, diet and access...
Finance2021 ICD-10-CM Guidelines Clarify Reporting of COVID-19 Manifestations
Coders should note that the temporary guidelines will expire September 30.
StrategyTJC Approved as Hospital AO for Only Two Years This Time
The federal announcement made note that the approval was only two years, instead of the six years maximum allowed by...
StrategyCourt of Appeals for D.C. Circuit Upholds Trump's STLDI Expansion
Last year, a federal judge sided with the administration on a final rule expanding access to short-term limited-duration insurance.
Clinical CareHospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump's Visa Ban
Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas...