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Mandates likely work to increase vaccine uptake, report finds

Though almost 190 million people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, that’s less than 60% of the country’s population. To increase that number, the federal government set in motion requirements that businesses with 100-plus employees man…

Patients hospitalized for COVID-19 this year could pay thousands in bills

Americans who get seriously ill from COVID-19 in 2021 might have to pay thousands of dollars in bills from their hospitals, doctors and ambulance companies, a new study suggests.

ROI realized from pre-bill review of documentation and coding

Hospitals can decrease denials by having physicians involved in the mid-revenue cycle review process.

Healthcare groups cheer Senate progress on national patient ID

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More Medicare Advantage plans will offer non-medical benefits in 2022, finds Avalere

In 2022, more Medicare Advantage plans will offer non-medical supplemental benefits that address various social determinants of health such as meals, nutrition, transportation and in-home support services, finds a new analysis from Avalere.

COVID-19 vaccination strongly protected 12- to 18-year-olds during Delta

Two new studies report that COVID-19 vaccination strongly protects against both infection and serious illness among adolescents ages 12 to 18. Both covered periods when the highly contagious Delta variant was the predominant circulating strain.

FDA approves boosters as WHO battles for Moderna vaccine formula

As the Food and Drug Administration approves booster doses for both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, and The White House readies to get shots into the arms of children, the World Health Organization is fighting an equity battle to g…

Washington State healthcare workers call on hospitals to mitigate the staffing crisis

Nurses and other front-line healthcare workers have gone on strike in droves during an ongoing staffing crisis, and this is especially apparent in the Evergreen State, as the Washington State Nurses Association has laid out several recommended actions …

AHA urges CMS to address prior authorization issues affecting Medicare Advantage payments

The American Hospital Association has sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requesting that the latter revise proposed regulations regarding prior authorizations, citing “issues” that may be affecting Medicare Advantage patien…

‘Medicare Advantage-in-a box’ by nirvanaHealth is on Amazon Web Services

nirvanaHealth has announced that Aria Medicare, its robotic process automation cloud-based platform for healthcare, is now available on Amazon Web Services.
A subsidiary of RxAdvance, nirvanaHealth spent the last two-and-a-half years combining both its…

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