The HHS, & the CMS Innovation Center announced a new payment model for emergency ambulance services that aims to allow Medicare Fee-For-Service beneficiaries to receive the most appropriate level of care at the right time and place with the potential for lower out-of-pocket costs.
By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – Since taking effect the last few years, the chronic care management and transitional care management CPT codes have accounted for sources of revenue that too many provider organizations have overlooked. Principally, it’s money left on the table.
New Innovations in Technology Promote Patient Access and Could Make Health Data Exchange a Reality for Millions
On Monday, February 11, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator released proposed rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information.
By Gavin Baker – Nearly 70% of patients who read healthcare reviews are influenced in the selection of their next physician, hospital or medical practice, according to PwC Health Research and almost 3 out of 4 of adults search online for a doctor.
By Elisabeth Rosenthal – As President Donald Trump was fighting with Congress over the shutdown and funding for a border wall, his administration implemented a new rule that could be a game changer for health care.
CMS recently completed a large-scale effort to provide new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers to people with Medicare. The new cards support the agency’s work to protect personal identity and reduce fraud and abuse.
By Deirdre Ruttle – Let’s face it: patients are frustrated with confusing and inconvenient healthcare payments experiences. They can become even more frustrated at the start of a new year when deductibles reset.
The latest in telehealth and telemedicine news from American Well, Teladoc, InTouch Health, SnapMD, Nurx, Arista Networks and more.
By Noah Dermer – “Hello, what is your credit card number?” Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you have been asked for your credit card information over the phone? Have you ever wondered where that person was working?
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