Government & Policy
01:46 pm November 08, 2017
The bipartisan legislation -- which received broad support from Congress and trade groups -- will let VA providers in good standing practice telehealth regardless of the patient’s location.
01:46 pm November 03, 2017
While doctors can use either 2014 or 2015 Edition certified electronic health record technology, CMS is giving a 10 percent bonus to those practices using only 2015 edition CEHRT.
12:39 pm November 03, 2017
Senate, House propose bills for congressional oversight of VA’s Cerner project, would require reports of any major cost increase, loss of health data, delay or privacy breach.
03:50 pm November 02, 2017
Introduced earlier this fall by the VA Secretary, the bill would override state licensing restrictions for telemedicine for the agency’s providers.
03:34 pm November 02, 2017
Plenty of people have speculated that all the back-and-forth concerning repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act was causing hospitals to tighten their IT budgets and new research has determined that, at least when it comes to population health management spending, they may have been right. Here’s what happened.
02:52 pm November 02, 2017
The proposed legislation would remove the all-or-nothing approach of meaningful use and extend flexibility for hardship exemptions and payment adjustments.
10:17 am November 02, 2017
Two top federal health officials are talking about cutting the regulatory red tape for how physicians are reimbursed, as the final MACRA rule on the physician fee schedule is due out this week.
03:54 pm November 01, 2017
The legislation would adjust the structure of HHS’ cybersecurity personnel and assign a single officer to cybersecurity who would report to the secretary.
03:24 pm November 01, 2017
Although adding UDI to Medicare claim forms has bipartisan support in Congress, the CMS chief medical officer told a Senate committee on Tuesday that the agency is still reviewing the policy.
03:38 pm October 31, 2017
Deven McGraw had also been working as ONC's chief privacy officer, a position that ONC head Donald Rucker has said will not be filled.