As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
1 Sep 2022
A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
1 May 2022
Many Medicare programs offer incentives for e-prescribing or quality reporting, or have penalties for failing to comply. Review the many ups and downs of the many programs in place.
1 Feb 2013
Advance care planning conversations should happen before critical illness or hospitalization occurs, and Medicare can reimburse physician time spent on them.
1 Sep 2022
Congress faces unpopular options as they consider how to stay solvent through this decade and the next.
1 Mar 2010
A modeling study analyzed the long-term effects and costs of total knee replacement for patients who were ages 50 years or older and had end-stage knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or greater.
23 Mar 2021
The release of a massive amount of data about how much physicians had received from Medicare in 2012 was a sign of price transparency to some and an unwelcome intrusion to others. The raw data didn't tell the entire tale, critics said.
1 Oct 2014
Positive airway pressure-adherent patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and obstructive sleep apnea had fewer health care visits, including ED and hospital visits, than nonadherent patients, according to a new industry-funded study.
18 Jul 2023
New reimbursement models will begin the transition away from fee-for-service to risk-adjusted capitation payments, known as Primary Care First Model Options.
1 Jun 2019
Medicare's vaccination payments covered in a variety of ways.
1 Mar 2008