Tag Archives: medicare

Research Report News Podcast: Accountability Needed to Improve the Health of At-Risk Populations

According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, to provide health care for at-risk Medicare beneficiaries and populations, providers will need to hold themselves accountable for the care that they provide.… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Medicare Changes Prompt Increased Home Care Services

In many integrated health systems, home care is becoming an increasingly important component. Now, changes in Medicare reimbursements are further prompting healthcare systems to boost their home care services. This change could affect… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: CMS Launches Interactive Mapping Tool

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released an interactive mapping tool that can identify the disparities in chronic diseases among Medicare beneficiaries. This tool is available online and can be used to pinpoint… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Fewer Doctors & Hospitals Participating in the Meaningful Use Program

From 2014 to 2015, the number of health care providers involved in Medicare’s Meaningful Use program declined by about 2,000, while the number of hospital participants dropped by 100. These declines were experienced despite the government… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: CMS Proposes Changes in Medicare Part B Payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently announced that they would be experimenting with how it pays for drugs covered by Medicare Part B. Part B pays for medications that are administered in a doctor’s office or at the outpatient… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: EHR Focus Moves from Use to Outcomes

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On January 11, 2016, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (or CMS) announced that its health information technology mandate will move in a different direction. In recent years, the federal… Read More