Tag: Policy and regulation

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Four Common Forms of Virtual Care Reimbursed in Half of US States

According to a recent report, 25 states now provide reimbursement for video, store-and-forward, and audio-only telehealth, as well as remote patient monitoring through Medicaid. Although every state and Washington, D.C. include some form of live video-based telehealth in their Medicaid programs, only 25 of them also offer Medicaid reimbursement for live video, store-and-forward telehealth, remote […]
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Congress To Pass Legislation To Limit Medicare Payment Cuts

Waiving the PAYGO sequester requirements and updating the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule would help limit Medicare payment cuts to hospitals, FAH wrote. As the 117th Congress nears the end of its session, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) has called upon congressional leaders to pass legislation that will reduce financial challenges for hospitals, including […]
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Cancer Centers Fail to Comply with Hospital Price Transparency Rule

Cancer Centers Fail to Comply with Hospital Price Transparency Rule

Failing to post files in a machine-readable format was the most common violation of the hospital price transparency rule among NCI-designated cancer centers. Less than one-third of hospitals with National Cancer Institute (NCI) cancer center designation were fully compliant with the CMS hospital price transparency rule, according to research published in JAMA Surgery. The price […]
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CMS to Audit Some Hospitals for Price Transparency Compliance

CMS is taking steps to ensure hospitals comply with a controversial price transparency rule taking effect on January 1, 2021. On that date, every hospital in the country is expected to provide publicly accessible standard charge information about the items and services they render. That includes gross charges, discounted cash prices, de-identified minimum and maximum negotiated […]
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