A medico-legal entry from DOTmed Business News.
New voluntary enrollment insurance will help with long-term care.
CMS gives extension due to proposed rule on telemedicine.
Rules clarify provisions in PPACA for plans existing prior to reform.
Agency says kits are medical devices.
Medical information allegedly wrongfully accessed in several facilities.
Obama says Senate needs to act now for doctors, seniors.
Expansion of eligibility, changes in payment and services are key in reform.
Agency will review scientific issues and regulation of amalgam.
Center will offer training and services to implement EHR use.
Raises in rates would require governmental approval.
Report discusses challenges in best practices in this hotly competitive area for vendors.
New technologies offer access to important community information.
Public health and health care professionals may benefit from provisions.
Measures will help attract capital for key industries.
Bill would provide for review of federal and state evaluation methods.
Workshop, June 24, to focus on devices to help public health needs.
Enforcement on hold as Congress considers limiting scope.
Penalties and limited deductions will be imposed on hospitals, health insurers.
Proposed rule would ease burden on privileging requirements.
Agencies will run program offering credit or grant for competitive research.
Administrative penalties given for noncompliance leading to safety problems.
Organizations argue rule does not apply to physicians.
Doughnut Hole gap gets smaller; physician-owned hospitals may lose Medicare participation.
Concerns raised about retail sales, scientific accuracy.
WHO study suggests little risk involved in phone use.
Bill would allow continuation until other coverage obtained.
Act would prohibit misrepresentation of qualifications in advertising.
Law allows extension of benefits to small business workers.
A medico-legal update from DOTmed Business News.
A legislative audit on Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) with regard to Medicaid acute care inpatient hospitalizations has turned up problems in oversight.
DOJ argues against preliminary injunction of reform law. A must-read glimpse at the legal arguments for and against reform.
Billions added in new estimate, but spending depends upon authorizations.
Measures this year will address medical loss ratios, prohibit lifetime limits, and require preventive coverage.
Senator has suggestions on MLR transparency.
Amendment would end exemption for health insurance industry.
Witnesses discuss benefits and drawbacks of public pricing information.
Committee leaders conflicted over whether fiscal reform authority extends to orthodontists, dentists.