Strategy8 Questions About Proposed Changes to Rural Floor Wage Index
The policy change is expected to significantly raise the wage index in several states.
TelehealthPC Docs Want Better Telehealth Metrics
The ACP this week published a policy paper that recommends new evidence-based recommendations for audio and video telehealth.
PayerMedPac's Safety Net Funding Guidelines Rankle Stakeholders
America's Essential Hospitals says MedPAC's MSNI ignores the costs of uncompensated care, and care to Medicaid beneficiaries.
TechnologyState Policy Linked to Improved Data Sharing, Care Quality
An MIT-Sloan study finds policies in the category related to data protection affect health information sharing the most.
TechnologySequoia Project Wants Consumer Input in Health Information Exchange Talks
The national non-profit has created a Consumer Voices Workgroup to gain information on how consumers access and share their health...
PayerMedicare Advantage Enrollment Shot Up 337% as Payment Policy Fell Behind
Plans have experienced exponential growth, but researchers caution that the outdated payment policy has ramifications.
Post-Acute4 Challenges Facing Long-Term Care and How to Solve Them
Here are four stories on issues facing long-term care and what leaders should keep in mind.
Post-AcuteCMS Hones In on Underperforming Nursing Homes with Tougher Oversight
The nation's poorest-performing nursing facilities will now be under increased scrutiny by the federal agency.
Finance10 States That Spend The Most Money On Hospitals
National Health Expenditures grew by 9.7% to $4.1 trillion in 2020, according to CMS data, and accounted for almost 20%...
Revenue Cycle6 Recommendations for Overcoming No Surprises Act Hurdles
A workforce group penned a letter to HHS that highlights recommendations for meeting the legislation's deadlines.
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...
TelehealthATA Recruits Patient Advocates to Help Lobby for Telehealth Expansion
The Patient Voices for Telehealth Coalition, launched by the American Telemedicine Association's ATA Action, aims to add the patient and...