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How Virtual Care is Improving Access and Affordability of Healthcare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made strides in providing more affordable, accessible care for all patients. A new rule allowing Medicare Advantage beneficiaries to access telehealth from home was recently proposed. CMS also released its CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule final rule, which includes reimbursement for telehealth and virtual care services.… Read More »

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Viewpoints: Health Care Fosters System-Wide Injustice To Elders; Stop Discussing Mental Health, Gun Reforms At The Same Time

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Stat: U.S. Hospitals Ignore Improving Elder Care. That’s A Mistake In the 21st century, health care is to elderhood as education is to childhood. But we don’t see bond measures for the “construction, expansion, renovation, and equipping” of hospitals to optimize care of old people,… Read More »

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The Election’s Impact On Health Care: Some Bellwether Races To Watch

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). Voters this year have told pollsters in no uncertain terms that health care is important to them. In particular, maintaining insurance protections for preexisting conditions is the top issue to many. But the results of the midterm elections are likely… Read More »

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