Beginning in 2018, relatively generous group health plans will begin accruing non-deductible excise tax liabilities equal to 40% of the “excess benefit” provided to beneficiaries.
Yearning to leave the frozen wasteland of Dallas, Texas behind her if just for a moment, Penny McCrathy, an outspoken anti-vaccination advocate, took her unvaccinated children to Disneyland in Anaheim, California.
On February 18, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sponsored a National Provider Call (NPC) on Medicare reimbursement for chronic care management (CCM).
Last week, the Florida Senate Health Policy Committee removed language from proposed telehealth legislation that would require Medicaid reimbursement for telemedicine services at the same rates as face-to-face examinations. Disagreements over compensation for telemedicine services were a major sticking point and a key reason a telemedicine bill did not pass the Florida Legislature last year.
On Friday, February 20, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) unveiled its adjustments to Nursing Home Compare, a website many view as the premier tool for evaluating the nation’s nursing homes.
FDA announced it intends to exempt genetic carrier screening tests from FDA’s premarket review requirements and has authorized the marketing of 23andMe’s genetic carrier test for Bloom Syndrome.
Do You Really Know Your China Telemedicine Partners? – China Anti-Corruption Effort Focuses On Major Medical Institutions
As U.S.-based healthcare providers look to China for new telemedicine opportunities, it is important to know your China partners before signing the contract.
Reports in the last week stated that the computer manufacturer Lenovo had preloaded software onto various lines of computers which critically compromised cybersecurity.
No one running an ambulance company ever planned to go to prison for doing his or her job. But that is a real possibility if the government knocks on the door, and the owner or manager is dishonest in his or her response to the inquiry.