Medicare recently told participants in its largest bundled payments program about big changes that will go into effect in less than four months. The changes may lead some to drop out, advisers warn.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new collaboration with Apple to increase Veterans’ access to virtual care benefits. VA’s iPad program provides qualifying Veterans with cellular-enabled iPads to access telehealth services and currently helps more than 50,000 Veterans across the country connect to VA health care services virtually.
Ambulatory surgery centers reduced Medicare costs by nearly $29 billion between 2011 and 2018 by providing services in a lower-cost setting than hospital outpatient departments, according to a new analysis.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it plans to begin in 2022 using solely encounter data to calculate risk adjustment in Medicare Advantage and Part D.
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