Strategy4 Healthcare Topics to Watch in the First Trump-Biden Presidential Debate
Several important healthcare policies and trends are likely to be discussed Tuesday night.
Revenue CycleMedicare Billing Study Highlights Facilitators and Barriers to CCM Use
The researchers found that CCM use increased among medicine subspecialists from 60,511 services in 2015 to 448,821 in 2018.
StrategyTJC Releases Advice to Protect Well-Being of Healthcare Workers During Pandemic
In normal times, healthcare staff are expected to do their jobs with competence while dealing with crisis situations that very...
StrategyCory Gardner's Bill Has as Much to Do With Politics as Preexisting Conditions
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo) said in a tweet on September 15 he authored legislation "to guarantee coverage to people with...
StrategyCMS Finalizes Models to Address Chronic Kidney Disease, Cancer
The End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment Choices (ETC) Model follows up on President Donald Trump's kidney care executive order signed...
StrategyElection Gift for Florida? Trump Poised to Approve Drug Imports From Canada
Industry experts say Florida is likely to be the first state to win federal approval for a drug importation plan...
Clinical CareIHI Rolls Out New National Action Plan for Patient Safety
Releasing the action plan in the midst of a pandemic creates more will to achieve the recommendations it sets out,...
FinanceCiting Stakeholder Concerns, CMS Withdraws the MFAR
CMS Administrator Seema Verma said state and provider partners raised concerns about "potential unintended consequences" of the proposed rule, which...
StrategyAHA Asks Appeals Court to Reconsider Decision in Off-campus PBD Payment Cut Case
Notably, the reductions were not budget-neutral, meaning the savings were not redistributed within the OPPS.
StrategyDNV-GL Now Second Deeming Authority for Psych Hospitals
During surveys at psychiatric hospitals, the survey team will have at least one member with a background in behavioral health.
FinanceCMS' Proposal to Update MS-DRGs Based on Market Prices
A key objective is to enable updates to the MS-DRG payment rates that are no longer dependent on gross charges...
StrategyHHS Plan to Improve Rural Health Focuses on Better Broadband, Telehealth Services
This announcement comes in response to Trump's executive order last month calling for improved rural health and telehealth access.