Category Archives: Medicare Spending

Research Report News Podcast: YMCA Models Effective Diabetes Prevention Program

In March 2016, it was announced that Medicare would begin paying for lifestyle interventions like diet and exercise to help prevent type 2 diabetes.

Previous research on behavioral learning and weight management has shown that lifestyle… Read More

Only 10% of Medicare ICD-10 Claims Rejected

On October 1, 2015, Medicare transitioned to using ICD-10 codes for processing claims. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), claims have been normally processing since this rollout. Approximately 10% of … Read More