By George Sigounas MS, PhD – New National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program provides substance use disorder treatment in underserved areas of the country. The post New HRSA Program Will Help Clinicians and Patients in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Anna Abram & Mark Abdoo – Even in this modern era, when so much can be done remotely, there are many tangible benefits to having “boots on the ground” when doing business overseas. That’s the thinking behind the FDA’s foreign offices, which play a vital role in inspecting…. The post FDA’s Global Efforts to […]
By Gopal Khanna – As my colleagues and I come to work each day, we are keenly aware that all of our efforts are ultimately aimed at serving the needs of a single customer: the patient. The post Keeping AHRQ’s Focus on Patients in a Rapidly Evolving Digital World appeared first on RCM Answers.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through CMS, announced and sought input on a new “International Pricing Index” (IPI) payment model to reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs. The post HHS Advances Payment Model to Lower Drug Costs for Patients appeared first on RCM Answers.
In a proposed rule issued, CMS took action to build upon the Administration’s ongoing efforts to modernize the Medicare Advantage and Part D programs, which provide seniors with Medicare health and prescription drug coverage through private plans. The post CMS Proposes to Modernize Medicare Advantage, Expand Telehealth Access for Patients appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Casey Williams – If you’ve never seen a “perspective sculpture” in person, you’ve probably run across a few online. One of the most famous is dedicated to Nelson Mandela — from one angle, it looks like a random gathering of misshapen steel columns. The post The Revenue Cycle Through Your Patients’ Eyes: Practical Tips […]
By Leslie Hoyt – In healthcare, whether you’re a technology vendor, provider, hospital executive or clinical staff member, the collective goal is to help patients get better by efficiently working together. The post Specialty Drug Life-Cycle and How Improved Technology Can Save Time and Patients’ Lives appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity […]
By Seema Verma – Americans enjoy the benefits of the best healthcare providers and innovators in the world. Yet while the volume of care consumed by American patients has not increased dramatically comparative to similar economies, the cost of care in the US has accelerated at an alarming pace. The post CMS Doubling Down on […]
By Scott Corbitt – The healthcare data explosion has prompted thorny debates over data ownership and access. Obviously, patients have a vested interest in having access to their own personal health history, but the data holds value for other stakeholders as well. The post Healthcare Data Ownership: Turning Patients into Proactive Consumers appeared first on […]
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