SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The invisible technology boundaries expand the rules of who can offer care in the home, how they will be paid, and it creates a less restrictive policy environment to deliver care at home. The opportunity to reshape care delivery and create a more efficient and cost-effective healthcare system is achievable because of the acceleration and adoption of technology.
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT CMS has released proposed policy changes for 2021 Medicare payment rates under its annual Physician Fee Schedule. Telehealth codes allow physicians to bill for home visits and care planning. We dive into the codes and what they mean.
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Telehealth is healthcare’s hottest topic. How should providers support and drive growth? What new opportunities will improve outcomes? How will telehealth reshape care delivery?
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT How can home care optimize telehealth during COVID-19 to work with other stakeholders and maintain continuity of care? What strategies can increase uptake and new models?
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT CommonSpirit Health at Home provides another layer of protection and defense to keep vulnerable patients safe, healthy, and in their homes during this pandemic. And, it positioned to play a key role in preventing a post-COVID surge at care sites. Learn how CommonSpirit at Home expanded its virtual monitoring capabilities to better respond to patients’ needs during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Amid COVID-19 pandemic, 91% of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries using telehealth report favorable experiences while a record-setting 99% express satisfaction with their MA plan. 78% are willing to use it again.
CMS issued a proposed rule and the Advance Notice Part II to further strengthen and modernize the Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug programs.
Private Medicare plans will soon include expanded plan options for seniors, more telehealth, and innovative plan designs and payment models.
Community paramedicine is a new model of healthcare in which paramedics function outside their customary emergency response and transport roles.
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Geisinger Health Plan published a study that found a telemonitoring intervention for heart-failure patients led to reductions in readmissions and cost.
Telehealth policy develops much more slowly than the rapidly advancing technology, but incremental changes are taking place.
A new RFI has been issued by CMS to ask for stakeholder feedback about the best ways to incent EHR adoption in post-acute settings.
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