Smorse

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Name: smorse
Date registered: May 27, 2015
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. HHS distributes $500 million to tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers — May 22, 2020
  2. In final rule, CMS makes telehealth more widely available in Medicare Advantage plans — May 22, 2020
  3. A new normal for telehealth requires reimbursement and benefit design — May 21, 2020
  4. HHS expands U.S.-based pharmaceutical manufacturing to get drugs to hospitals faster — May 21, 2020
  5. New standards will help advance medical device connectivity — May 19, 2020

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HHS distributes $500 million to tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers

The pandemic has disproportionately impacted Indian Health Service providers and programs, HHS says.

In final rule, CMS makes telehealth more widely available in Medicare Advantage plans

CMS said it wanted to finalize some proposed policies before the MA and Part D bid deadlines on June 1 for the 2021 plan year.

A new normal for telehealth requires reimbursement and benefit design

‘A comprehensive consumer-facing digital strategy built around telehealth will be a requirement for providers,’ says Guidehouse Partner Dr. Chuck Peck.

HHS expands U.S.-based pharmaceutical manufacturing to get drugs to hospitals faster

Government and Phlow Corp. are developing a prioritized list of active pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines critically needed by health systems.

New standards will help advance medical device connectivity

Better interoperability between devices could result in the “silent ICU” in which alarms are not constantly going off by a patient’s bed.

Health plans have a consumer engagement problem, J.D. Powers finds

The overall satisfaction score for commercial health plans was 719 on a 1,000-point scale, among the lowest of all industries evaluated by J.D. Power.

Telehealth flexibility under COVID-19 paves way for Vatica Health’s remote risk adjustment

During the pandemic, health plans face a reduced ability to risk adjust their members and close gaps in care.

CMS sets guidance to reopening nursing homes to family and visitors

CMS Administrator Seema Verma gave no timetable, but the agency said reopening would only happen in phase three.

Operation Warp Speed gains two leaders in effort to accelerate vaccine development

The public and private partnership includes the Department of Defense to enable faster distribution.

UnitedHealth Group, Microsoft, offer employers free COVID-19 screening app

UnitedHealth Group will maintain control over the protected health data and will manage opt-in and consent requirements.

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