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Digital Therapeutics Leaders Focus On Reimbursement

Feb 24, 2020 , Forbes
CEOs at Digital Therapeutics West conference discuss payment...
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States And Counties Dreamed Big When It Came To An Opioid Payout. But Now Reality Is Creeping In.

Feb 20, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Local government leaders across the country were hopeful that the opioid settlements with drugmakers would look something like the ones with Big Tobacco in the '90s. But it's starting to look it will likely be less than half of that payout....
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Sanders’ Medicare For All Faces Debate Test

Feb 20, 2020 , Forbes
Bernie Sanders’ single payer version of “Medicare for All” faces another big test at Wednesday night’s debate in Las Vegas in what lately has become the biggest policy difference between the Vermont Senator and rival Democrats vying for the...
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Nonprofit hospitals with healthiest finances offer little charity care

Feb 18, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Among nonprofit hospitals, those with the highest net incomes tend to devote the smallest proportion of their earnings to providing free care to uninsured patients and low-income people who struggle to pay their bills, a U.S. study suggests....
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How Medicare’s New PDGM Home Care Payments May Be Making It Harder To Get Physical Therapy

Feb 15, 2020 , Forbes
Medicare has a new way to pay home care agencies. But are they dropping physical therapy services as a result?...
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After Drug Is Granted Orphan Status, Hospitals Can Be Left Paying Millions For Treatment That Was Cheap, Attainable

Feb 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Drugmakers argue that they've pumped millions into research and so they can charge a lot more for drugs that used to be available cheaply. But experts find flaws in their logic. In other pharmaceutical news: the price of insulin and CVS' fourth-quarter profits....
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Fewer American Families Weighed Down by Medical Bills

Feb 13, 2020 , WebMD
The percentage of families who had problems paying medical expenses in the previous year declined from about 20% in 2011 to 14% in 2018, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics...
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One In Four Cancer Survivors Can’t Afford Their Medical Care–And We’re Blaming The Wrong People

Feb 12, 2020 , Forbes
One in four cancer survivors struggle to pay their medical bills. An even higher number worry about whether they’ll be able to scrounge up the money to pay off their out-of-pocket healthcare...
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State Highlights: South Dakota Bill Banning Transgender Youth Treatment Fails; Kansas Man In Poverty-Stricken Area Wound Up In Jail For Not Paying Medical Bills

Feb 12, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
South Dakota, Kansas, Maryland, Virginia, Texas, California, Connecticut, Maine, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and...
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Ways & Means’ Surprise Medical Bills Legislation Gets Immediate Support From Hospital Group

Feb 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The bill doesn't include benchmark payments, which have been opposed by both providers and hospitals. While the issue of addressing surprise medical bills is bipartisan, the ways to go about solving the problem have proven divisive among lawmakers....
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Medicare Pays More Money To Doctors Taking Care Of Rich Patients For Certain Procedures. Here’s Why.

Feb 08, 2020 , Forbes
Here's a much more pernicious bias in Medicare’s reimbursement...
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Massachusetts Says It’s Worth It To Pay For Uber-Pricey Drugs … But Only If They Work

Feb 08, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Massachusetts is trying an experiment where the state will pay for one of the most expensive drugs on the market, but will get its money back if it doesn't work. Massachusetts is "blazing a trail that every other state is watching and saying, if Massachusetts can make this work, we think we can do it too," said Matt Salo, executive director at the National Association of Medicaid...
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House Ways And Means Expected To Drop Benchmark Payments That Hospitals Hate In New Surprise Billing Plan

Feb 08, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Under the expected plan, if a provider and insurer cannot agree on the remaining payment for certain medical bills, they will enter a negotiation period. Meanwhile, the House Education and Labor Committee is expected to present its own plan this month. While the issue is bipartisan, lawmakers' different strategies and powerful interests have slowed down the legislative process....
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U.S. government proposes higher payments to Medicare insurers in 2021

Feb 06, 2020 , Reuters
The U.S. government on Wednesday proposed an average 0.93% increase in its payments in 2021 to the health insurers that manage Medicare Advantage insurance plans for about 22 million people aged 65 or older or disabled....
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Bernie’s Medicare For All Faces Big Test At Iowa Caucuses

Feb 05, 2020 , Forbes
The single payer version of Medicare for All faces a big test Monday night at the Iowa caucuses when Democratic voters in the Hawkeye State meet to consider policy positions and who they’ll nominate for...
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Bernie’s Medicare For All Faces Big Test At Tonight’s Iowa Caucuses

Feb 04, 2020 , Forbes
The single payer version of Medicare for All faces a big test Monday night at the Iowa caucuses when Democratic voters in the Hawkeye State meet to consider policy positions and who they’ll nominate for...
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China to subsidize interest payments for some firms hit by virus outbreak - state media

Feb 03, 2020 , Reuters
China's finance ministry will give subsidies on interest payments for some firms hit by a spreading coronavirus outbreak, state-run newspaper Guangming Daily reported on Monday....
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Medicare For All Faces Big Test At Iowa Caucuses

Feb 03, 2020 , Forbes
The single payer version of Medicare for All faces a big test Monday night at the Iowa caucuses when Democratic voters in the Hawkeye State meet to consider policy positions and who they’ll nominate for...
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‘I Am A Danger To The Public’: Pharmacists At Big Retail Chains Raise Red Flags About Chaotic Workplaces

Feb 01, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Pharmacists at companies like CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens described in interviews with The New York Times understaffed and chaotic workplaces where they said it had become difficult to perform their jobs safely, putting the public at risk of medication errors. In other pharmaceutical news: Novartis to pay for travel and other expensed for patients getting pricey gene therapy; critics get vocal about the Trump administration's plan to tie drugs' price tags to international standards; the timing...
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Allscripts' Practice Fusion admits to illegal kickbacks from opioid maker, agrees to $145M settlement

Jan 29, 2020 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Silicon Valley EHR vendor received “sponsorship” payments from unnamed pharmaceutical companies so that the latter’s marketing team could influence the design of CDS features, according to the Department of...
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