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CMS Proposes Historic Changes to Modernize Medicare and Restore the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Date 2018-07-12 Title CMS Proposes Historic Changes to Modernize Medicare and Restore the Doctor-Patient Relationship Contact press@cms.hhs.gov CMS Proposes Historic Changes to Modernize Medicare and Restore the Doctor-Patient Relationship Proposed changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program would streamline clinician billing and expand access to...

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...

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...

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