Navigating The Modern Medicare-Digital Care Landscape

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The article Navigating The Modern Medicare-Digital Care Landscape appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Medicare coverage telehealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Telemedicine is rapidly defining the modern medical landscape, with thousands of patients moving away from in-person meetings to video consultation.

Reforming How Medicare Pays for Digital Health

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Medicare could lead this charge. Congress has an opportunity to reform Medicare in 2024, when the Trust Fund will become insolvent. Reforms to Medicare’s traditional coverage and reimbursement approaches that harness the digital revolution can help the program secure additional value.

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Hospital lobbying against Medicare cuts intensifies

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Hospital interests are sending letters to top congressional leadership and even launching ad campaigns in a bid to stave off pending Medicare cuts

2021 Medicare Advantage Plan Intelligence: An Early Look

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in recent months predicted both lower premiums and richer benefits for Medicare Advantage (MA) […]. The article 2021 Medicare Advantage Plan Intelligence: An Early Look appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

How To Choose The Best Medicare Plan

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Medicare supplements in Florida are available from a wide list of providers. But how do you choose the best Medicare plan? Medicare Decisions Anyone who is interested in signing up for Medicare has many decisions […].

How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine?

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Roberts, a Medicare insurance expert and co-founder, Boomer Benefits. The article How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine? Roberts Medicare Part B outpatient coverage Part C Medicare Advantage plan Patient co-pays and co-insurance under Part B telehealth telemedicineThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Danielle K.

Centene's Medicare CFO promoted to segment CEO

Health Care Dive

Rich Fisher's promotion comes weeks after the insurer reported a $535 million quarterly loss but a 25% growth in its Medicare business

Medicare Poised to Expand Vision, Hearing, and Dental Benefits

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One of the most discussed provisions in the omnibus bill would expand Medicare benefits to include hearing, vision, and dental care. Currently, millions of Americans are forced to go without the types of care that the proposed Medicare expansion would address. By Bailey Kennedy.

EasyHealth Secures $135M to Redesign Medicare Experience

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Easyhealth raises $135M to redesign Medicare with its end-to-end Medicare experience to help 50 million Medicare members find the best plan and support them through their healthcare journey. Redesigning The Medicare Experience.

3 Tips For Maintaining Medicare Member Loyalty During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic likely has Medicare members thinking ahead when it comes to their insurance plan and questioning whether they would be covered if they contract […]. Editorial John Coleman Medicare Member Loyalty Welltok

In-Home Support Services Becoming Top Medicare Advantage Benefit

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In-home support services are the most popular — and arguably impactful — supplemental benefit offered by Medicare Advantage (MA) plans under the primarily health-related category. Medicare Advantage Better Medicare Alliance Milliman

2021 Medicare Trustees Report

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The 2021 Medicare Trustees Report–formerly known as the “ Annual Report of the Boards of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund “–had some grim news. Program overview Medicare covered 62.6

Hospital lobbying fails to stop looming Medicare cuts in year-end proposal

Health Care Dive

Hospital interests are sending letters to congressional leadership and even launching ad campaigns in a bid to stave off pending Medicare cuts

Medicare insolvency still expected by 2026, unchanged by COVID-19, trustees say

Health Care Dive

The forecast is a bit of a bright spot for the otherwise grim financial prospects of the program, as experts worried COVID-19 would result in the fund that finances Medicare Part A running out of money faster than previously expected

OIG flags potential $5B overpaid to Medicare Advantage plans

Health Care Dive

The watchdog calls out 20 private insurers, which it does not name, and urges CMS to conduct greater oversight

Biogen's pricey Alzheimer's drug contributes to major Medicare premium hikes

Health Care Dive

The 15% jump in Part B premiums for 2022 is a case study in how just one expensive medication can affect the spending of millions in the U.S.

Vyne Medical Launches Refyne, a SaaS Platform To Facilitate Electronic Submission of Medicare Audit Responses

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The article Vyne Medical Launches Refyne, a SaaS Platform To Facilitate Electronic Submission of Medicare Audit Responses appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Have A High Level of Health Service with Medicare Advantage Plan: Check Out All Benefits

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The article Have A High Level of Health Service with Medicare Advantage Plan: Check Out All Benefits appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial benefits of Medicare Advantage What are the benefits of a Medicare Advantage Plan? What is a Medicare Advantage Plan This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. As you get older, it is normal to have more health concerns.

The Political Plausibility of Medicare for All

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The article The Political Plausibility of Medicare for All appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Ken Perez Medicare for All OmnicellThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc. As widely reported, based on exit polls, healthcare—not the economy—was the top issue on voters’ minds in the 2018 midterm elections.

Medicaid, Medicare and Telehealth: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us

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The article Medicaid, Medicare and Telehealth: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Kayla Matthews Medicaid Medicare Productivity Bytes telehealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kayla Matthews, freelance journalist, Productivity Bytes.

Contract Year 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Final Rule

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On April 5, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates the Medicare Advantage (MA or Part C) and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D) programs by promoting innovative plan designs, improved quality, and choices for patients. The article Contract Year 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Final Rule appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

What Does It Take To Earn Top Medicare Advantage Ratings?

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The article What Does It Take To Earn Top Medicare Advantage Ratings? Editorial Abhinav Shashank Innovaccer Medicare Star Ratings social determinants of healthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, co-founder and CEO, Innovaccer.

CMS moves to scrap Medicare coverage of breakthrough devices due to clinical evidence concerns

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AdvaMed said the repeal of the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology rule is the wrong decision for patients. Analysts noted the reimbursement pathway could be resurrected in Cures 2.0 legislation

How CommonSpirit Reduced Medicare Spending by $136M

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CommonSpirit Health carved out $136 million in savings to Medicare for 2020, while also improving overall outcomes for hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries, the company recently announced. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

CMS: Telehealth Benefits In Medicare Are A Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus Outbreak

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a fact sheet with additional guidance for healthcare providers and patients about the telehealth benefits in the agency’s Medicare program. The article CMS: Telehealth Benefits In Medicare Are A Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus Outbreak appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) coronavirus COVID-19 virus Seema Verma

Better Medicare Alliance: MA adds $32.5B in value to Medicare

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Better Medicare Alliance: MA adds $32.5B in value to Medicare. rking. Thu, 10/21/2021 - 16:23

Final Rule Gives Home Health Agencies Breathing Room for HHVBP, Medicare Sequestration

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is that the model will now begin Jan. Broadly, HHVBP has many supporters among the home health industry due to its ability to boost quality scores and Medicare savings. billion in savings to the Medicare program over five years.

Humana Finds That 20% of Medicare Advantage Expenditures Can Be Addressed Via Home Care Services

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Whether it’s Medicare home care, advanced urgent care, hospital at home … we believe all of these can help value-based physicians better manage their patients and improve outcomes.”. Home Health Care Home-based primary care Medicare Advantage Humana Inc

Biden pushes forward on Medicare price negotiation

Health Care Dive

But opposition from the drug industry and congressional Republicans could make the Democrats' signature proposal an uphill battle

The Doctor Won’t See You Now: The Unintended and Perhaps Inevitable Consequences of Medicare-for-All

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The article The Doctor Won’t See You Now: The Unintended and Perhaps Inevitable Consequences of Medicare-for-All appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Affordable Care Act Ken Perez Medicare for All OmnicellThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc.

Improper Medicare payments down $20.7B since 2014, CMS data show

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Improper Medicare payments down $20.7B since 2014, CMS data show. hlandi. Tue, 11/16/2021 - 07:15

CMMI wants every Medicare beneficiary in an accountable care plan by 2030

Health Care Dive

Officials acknowledged provider concerns that current models are too burdensome and benchmarks too complex, which the innovation center aims to rectify

Bamboo Health ACOs Generate $1B+ in Medicare Shared Savings Program

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Senior Care Advocates, Hospital Groups Voice Concerns Over Potential 6% Medicare Cut

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Home health agencies and other Medicare stakeholders are worried, however, about a potential 6% cut that could be coming down the pike. The cuts come in the form of Medicare sequestration and PAYGO. Medicare cuts are capped at a 4% reduction for the PAYGO sequester.

CMS Approves Approximately $34 Billion for Providers with the Accelerated/Advance Payment Program for Medicare Providers In One Week

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has delivered near $34 billion in the past week to the healthcare providers on the frontlines battling the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The article CMS Approves Approximately $34 Billion for Providers with the Accelerated/Advance Payment Program for Medicare Providers In One Week appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.