By Luis Castillo – CMS is getting even more serious about keeping people out of the hospital, with each newly issued rule reflecting that commitment. Starting at the beginning of this year, CMS sought to further incentivize providers by….
InstaMed, healthcare’s most trusted payments network, announced the release of the Trends in Healthcare Payments Ninth Annual Report: 2018. The report, first shared with attendees at the InstaMed Healthcare Payments Summit 2019, explores critical market shifts influencing the healthcare payments industry.
By Kayla Matthews – Long-term care health facilities, like most other entities that deal with interactions between people, have to determine the best ways to navigate the common legalities to the industry.
By Shefali Luthra – In an almost uniform response to the impending exit of Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, city and county public health officials are urging the Trump administration to go bigger in its response to adolescents’ growing use of e-cigarettes.
By Dr. Mansoor Khan – So you have decided to join the bundled payments train, now what? CMS has not yet announced the dates for when the application period will start and what the other associated dates will be.
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said the committee “has received over 400 specific recommendations to help give Americans better health care outcomes and better health care experiences at lower costs.”
By Abhinav Shashank – Healthcare has seen a number of life-saving breakthroughs: vaccines, anesthesia, bypass surgery, the balloon catheter, and even decoding the human genome sequence. These have all changed the face of healthcare, transforming how we do things around here.
By Velvet Thorne – A healthcare storm is brewing between CMS and Medicare Shared Savings Program providers who have not engaged with the agency’s value-based care efforts, an essential step in readying for the new “Pathways to Success” initiative.
By Marty Callahan – Change can be intimidating, especially when your entire healthcare organization’s financial wellbeing is on the line. When faced with a tough decision, it’s easy to look at the downsides of change and settle for the comfortable status quo.
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