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Medicare could stay solvent if stakeholders act soon

Congress faces unpopular options as they consider how to stay solvent through this decade and the next.
1 Mar 2010

Improvements needed in communication between physicians, home health care workers

Nearly half of physicians reported spending less than a minute reviewing a care coordination form before certification, whereas one-fifth reported spending at least two minutes.
3 Apr 2018

Setting goals to improve quality under MIPS

Five principles frequently define successful individual and organizational goal-setting and achievement. They can be applied as physicians convert to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, which will have a dramatic impact on future Medicare reimbursements.
1 Mar 2017

ACP offers redesigned MACRA resources

Updated online features from ACP include a description of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) or one of the Alternative Payment Model (APM) payment tracks.
25 Jul 2017

Clearing up confusion over Medicare coverage for vaccines

Medicare's vaccination payments covered in a variety of ways.
1 Mar 2008

Helping hands come from the community

Community health workers can help physicians and patients as part of a broader recognition that many factors that don't involve direct treatment can still drive medical outcomes.
1 Nov 2019

40 years in health policy, then 40 days in the hospital

My time as a patient made me more aware, in a way that researching and writing about health policy can never do, that although my care experience was mostly positive, this is not the case for millions.
1 Mar 2022

Is this the end of Medicare and Medicaid as we know them?

President Obama and House Republicans have issued starkly different proposals on the future of Medicare and Medicaid.
1 Jun 2011

Getting dialysis for undocumented patients

Undocumented immigrants in the U.S. with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) number in the thousands, and new programs and policies are allowing them to tap into dialysis before their condition warrants emergency treatment.
1 Feb 2021

New assessment tool may improve predictions of CV risk, impact of preventive treatments

The new three-step tool aims to provide a framework for delivering appropriate risk-reducing strategies to Medicare patients with a 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk greater than 30%.
8 Nov 2016

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