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 Sanjay Seth MD – When it comes to the proposed “Pathways to Success” for ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, my suggestion is this: Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. The post It’s Too Early for Proposed ACO `Pathways to Success’ Under the Medicare Shared Savings Program appeared first on […]
Pathways to Success – this new direction for the Shared Savings Program redesigns the participation options available under the program to encourage Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to transition to performance based risk more quickly and, for eligible ACOs, incrementally, to increase savings for the Trust Funds. The post Final Rule Creates Pathways to Success for […]
CMS finalizes changes to advance innovation, restore focus on patients. Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program will shift clinicians’ time from completing unnecessary paperwork to providing innovative, high-quality patient care. The post 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program Final Rule Released appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, […]
This fact sheet contains information about the inaugural release of the SNF QRP data on the Nursing Home Compare website that occurred on October 24, 2018. The post Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Data on Nursing Home Compare appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Seema Verma – Between 2013 and 2016, Federal spending on Medicaid grew by over $ 100 billion. The program is often the first or second largest line item in state budgets. The post Better Data Will Serve as the Foundation in Modernizing the Medicaid Program appeared first on Health Data Answers.
By Scott Gottlieb MD – Advancing the public health means helping to make sure patients have access to safe, effective medical products. Access is a matter of public health. And our commitments to patients don’t stop at the time of a product’s approval. The post New Program with Payors Aims to Accelerate Patient Access to […]
To address the growing misunderstandings, risks and complexities when leveraging service providers, HITRUST® is introducing a new program to clarify the roles and responsibilities regarding ownership and operation of security controls… The post HITRUST Program Addresses Security Risks and Inefficiencies When Leveraging Cloud Service Providers appeared first on Health Data Answers.
SHIEC recently held its 4th annual conference in Atlanta, which featured a packed agenda of speakers covering topics related to advancing interoperability and sharing common HIE issues and best practices. The post SHIEC Announces Newly Elected Board, Recognizes Outstanding HIE Achievement with New Awards Program appeared first on Health Data Answers.
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