New rules from the Trump administration on Friday would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures to promote competition and push down costs.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released for the first time its research-ready Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) data.
Before his double lung transplant, Tom Saputo thought he had anticipated every possible outcome.
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has agreed to pay $3 million to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and take substantial corrective action to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules.
Ground ambulance providers and suppliers that have been selected to participate in the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System must collect information on cost, utilization, revenue, and other service characteristics in accordance with the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Instrument for a continuous 12-month period.
More than half of seriously ill Medicare enrollees face financial hardships with medical bills, with prescription drug costs the leading problem, according to a study published Monday.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking to expand prior authorization for non-emergency medical transportation in ambulances to a nationwide model.
It is always best to be clear and descriptive in your PCR documentation. Don’t leave a reader of your report guessing as to what you mean
The Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) Program, the largest registry in the U.S. and internationally that collects data on survival rates from out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA), is expanding its reach with a goal of including all 50 states in the U.S. and the District of Columbia in its registry, thanks to additional and new support from a public-private collaboration.
Pulsara has announced that the healthcare communication platform is the first to adopt the NEMSIS prehospital format to connect regional systems of care.