Many assume that if they have to stay in the hospital for multiple nights, they are being admitted. However, that’s not always the case. Instead, some hospitals place patients “under observation.” This means they are technically an… Read More
After significant criticism, the Obama administration recently dropped a new Medicare Part B drug-pricing plan. This plan would have caused Medicare to reduce payments for Medicare Part B prescriptions, which are those given to patients… Read More
According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, to provide… Read More
In many integrated health systems, home care is becoming an increasingly important component. Now, changes in Medicare reimbursements… Read More
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released an interactive mapping tool that can identify the disparities… Read More
From 2014 to 2015, the number of health care providers involved in Medicare’s Meaningful Use program declined by about 2,000,… Read More
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently announced that they would be experimenting with how it pays for drugs… Read More
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On January 11, 2016, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (or CMS) announced… Read More
Charles Prozzillo’s life changed for the worse when Medicare stopped paying for his ambulance rides to dialysis a year ago.
The 72-year-old Pennsylvania man, who had been a hairdresser with his own salon and volunteer firefighter in his… Read More