Category: Remote Patient Monitoring

CMS Proposes More Medicare Reimbursement For Telehealth, RPM

CMS’ proposed 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program includes coverage of telehealth-based check-in services and support for remote patient monitoring programs. By Eric Wicklund July 13, 2018 – The federal government is once again moving toward acceptance of telehealth and remote patient monitoring with new rules on...

Are State Medicaid Programs Doing Enough to Support Telemedicine?

A state-by-state survey of Medicaid programs finds that most support real-time audio-visual telemedicine and telehealth, but there’s far less support for programs that offer remote patient monitoring and store-and-forward services. By Eric Wicklund July 10, 2018 – Roughly 40 percent of the nation’s Medicaid programs are taking a progressive approach...

Insights on Patient Engagement and Behavior Change. Are hospital readmissions penalties actually improving health outcomes?

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Are hospital readmissions penalties actually improving health outcomes? Posted by Brent Walker, SVP Marketing & Analytics on Jan 17, 2018 1:44:27 PM A decade ago, a study of hospitalizations of Medicare beneficiaries uncovered average readmission rates ranging from 18.4 percent to 27.5 percent, depending on condition. Enter the Medicare Hospital Readmission...

Medicare and Medicaid Programs – CY 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System Update – Proposed Rule – 2018-07-02

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Parts 409, 424, 484, 486, and 488 RIN 0938-AT29   Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update and CY 2020 Case-Mix Adjustment Methodology Refinements; Home...

CMS proposes calendar year 2019 and 2020 payment and policy changes for Home Health Agencies and Home Infusion Therapy Suppliers

Date 2018-07-02 Title CMS proposes calendar year 2019 and 2020 payment and policy changes for Home Health Agencies and Home Infusion Therapy Suppliers Contact press@cms.hhs.gov CMS proposes calendar year 2019 and 2020 payment and policy changes for Home Health Agencies and Home Infusion Therapy Suppliers On July 2, 2018,...

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