Category: Medicare

HEART Act Targets Medicare Limits on Rural Telehealth, RPM The bill – the latest to take aim at Medicare’s restrictions on telemedicine – seeks to boost rural residents’ access to telehealth and bolster remote patient monitoring programs for those with heart disease.

The HEART Act filed early this month is set to relief some of the challenges Medicare regulations has set for congestive heart failure (CHF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in rural areas. The cost saving thus far as indicted by per Rep. Sean Duffy ( R-Wis)  in...

Senate Finance Committee Considering Telehealth Options to Improve Care and Lower Costs

Providing “ACOs the Ability to Expand Telehealth Use”, “Medicare Advantage Changes” and “Expanding Access to Home Dialysis Therapy” are among the strategic changes the Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group is looking into get feedback on for the use of telehealth products and services. January 5th 2016, The National Law Review On December 18, 2015,...

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Medicare Program – Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Parts 405, 410, 411, 414, 425, and 495 RIN 0938-AS40   Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016 AGENCY: Centers...

Top Three Reasons Accountable Care Organizations Should Use Telehealth and Telemedicine

The medical cost associated with providing Medicare beneficiaries the use of telehealth technologies and remote patient monitoring services can be shared among ACO’s according to federal regulations under the Medical Shared Savings Program (MSSP) waivers. The financial impact revealed by CMS was a saving of nearly $600 million in...

New York’s Telehealth Legislation Stresses Remote Monitoring

Starting in January 1, 2016 New York will be among the number of states providing healthcare reimbursement for telehealth services from both commercial health plans and Medicaid.   By Vera Gruessner on October 22, 2015 Telehealth legislation continues to break new ground, as more states adopt telemedicine coverage and payment parity laws are...

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