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Lower SBP linked to worse outcomes in older HF patients with reduced ejection fraction and hypertension

Clinicians should focus on preventing heart failure (HF) in patients with hypertension and providing optimal therapy in those with symptomatic disease, rather than on a specific blood pressure target, an editorial said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/06/25/2.htm
25 Jun 2019

ABIM study finds MOC status associated with higher HEDIS process measures

Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) process measures were slightly higher among physicians pursuing Maintenance of Certification in five categories, but were still low overall in some of the areas.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/06/12/2.htm
12 Jun 2018

Congress' annual rite of passage to health care spending

ACP encourages Congress to consider end-of-year issues more fully, such as ensuring that Medicare payment cuts do not threaten primary care during what seems like an annual rite of passage.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/02/congress-annual-rite-of-passage-to-health-care-spending.htm
1 Feb 2022

Lessen the burdens of Medicare's home health requirements

Home health care now requires face-to-face certification of eligibility based on the patient's current condition, a burden that doesn't have to be one. A few simple tips can ensure that the patient's needs and Medicare's paperwork are both satisfied.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/02/face.htm
1 Feb 2012

Participate in QPP feedback research, earn $150 to $200

CMS is seeking physicians or health care providers who look at Medicare feedback reports, as well as administrative staff and office managers who interact with Medicare systems and complete tasks related to Medicare quality data submission.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/06/20/5.htm
20 Jun 2017

Drug interaction risks appear common among older patients being treated for epilepsy

Factors predicting higher drug interaction risk included having one or more comorbid condition versus zero comorbidities, having four or more comorbid conditions versus zero comorbidities, being eligible for the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy, and not living in the northeastern U.S.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/02/13/4.htm
13 Feb 2018

Democrats must reconcile to pass reconciliation

As the Democratic leadership moves forward with their slim majorities in Congress, they must agree among themselves on trillions of dollars of health care programs, including universal health care, Medicare expansion, and more tax subsidies for the Affordable Care Act.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/10/democrats-must-reconcile-to-pass-reconciliation.htm
1 Oct 2021

Medicare, many insurers announce coding rules for H1N1

The federal government will pay for H1N1 vaccine, and most large insurers are planning to pay only for its administration. Find out which codes to use and with which insurers.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/11/coding.htm
1 Nov 2009

New Medicare identification cards begin rolling out in April

CMS will begin mailing new cards with Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs) to all beneficiaries. Practices are urged to remind patients to look out for their new cards in the mail and to be sure to bring them to their next appointments.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/04/new-medicare-identification-cards-begin-rolling-out-in-april.htm
1 Apr 2018

Transitional care management yields benefit but is used rarely, study finds

A study described transitional care management as a promising delivery model innovation, but an editorial cautioned that payments may not be high enough to justify the extra work involved or may be targeted to the wrong place in the health care system.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/08/07/1.htm
7 Aug 2018

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