» Congress far from Medicare extender deal
22/11/17 20:39 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Rural hospitals are worried Congress' delay in funding now-expired Medicare extenders will throw them into more financial instability as the providers face a continuing crisis of closures.

» Enrollment reaches 2.3 million in first three weeks of ACA open enrollment
22/11/17 19:01 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Plan selections through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of the fifth ACA open enrollment continue to top last year's sign-ups, though it's unclear if the pace will continue until enrollment ends on Dec. 15.

» Sign-ups reach 2.3 million in first three weeks of ACA open enrollment
22/11/17 19:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Plan selections through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of the fifth ACA open enrollment continue to top last year's sign-ups, though it's unclear if the pace will continue until enrollment ends Dec. 15.

» Net neutrality repeal threatens telemedicine
22/11/17 17:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
With net neutrality on the verge of repeal, some healthcare experts worry the industry and especially rural organizations will struggle with the policy changes.

» CMS expands value-based Medicare Advantage project to 25 states
22/11/17 17:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Starting in 2019, insurers in 15 more states will be able to participate in Medicare Advantage's value-based insurance design program. Plans encourage the use of high-value clinical services among chronically ill patients by lowering or ...

» New CMS quality measure tool in the works
22/11/17 16:20 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS is working on a new online resource that will make it easier for providers to figure out which quality measures are under development.

» Telemedicine is still hindered by limited reimbursement
22/11/17 16:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
On Black Friday, telemedicine visits soar. And they've been increasing year-round. But they've yet to truly take off, as they're held back by old reimbursement models.

» New CMS quality measure tool in the works
22/11/17 16:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS is working on a new online resource that will make it easier for providers to figure out which quality measures are under development.

» CMS proposes overhaul of cardiac device coverage
22/11/17 15:00 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS has suggested major revisions to its implantable cardiac devices coverage policy to give patients faster access to the treatments. The reimbursement policies haven't been updated since 2005.

» Nevada asking feds for $11.3 million for CHIP
22/11/17 01:15 from Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nevada is asking the federal government for $11.3 million to continue the state's Children's Health Insurance Program while Congress decides if it will renew funding for the decades-old program.

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