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Freestanding ERs Ask HHS for Recognition as Medicare/Medicaid-Eligible Healthcare Facilities 

Mar 28, 2020 at 07:04 pm by pj

      To Serve Vulnerable Patients and Relieve Hospital Bed Shortage     In a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secre.... Read More

Staying in Business: AMA Announces New Resources for Private Practice Physicians During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 28, 2020 at 04:15 pm by pj

  AMA also highlights government stimulus provisions that can help private practice   CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced three.... Read More

Administration Provides Financial Relief for Medicare Providers

Mar 28, 2020 at 03:09 pm by pj

  Action comes to aid providers and suppliers facing challenges in responding to COVID-19 pandemic The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing.... Read More

WeCare tlc Health & Wellness Centers Launches Telehealth at All Locations

Mar 28, 2020 at 01:42 pm by pj

    Lake Mary – WeCare tlc, one of the nation’s leading providers of employee health centers for a variety of companies, sch.... Read More

Retired Physician Volunteers Receive No-Cost Malpractice Coverage during COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 26, 2020 at 10:51 pm by pj

March 25, 2020—As U.S. healthcare systems are being tested to the limit during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Doctors Company has announced that it will provide free medical.... Read More

AMA Announces New CPT Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 26, 2020 at 10:29 pm by pj

CHICAGO – Furthering its work to support physicians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) today announced new coding guid.... Read More

Hospital Suppliers Take To The Skies To Combat Dire Shortages Of COVID-19 Gear

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:58 pm by pj

Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Getty Images     Christina Jewett, Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News  Hospitals in the New York City area are turning to.... Read More

Shortfall Of Comfort Care Signals Undue Suffering For Coronavirus Patients

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:52 pm by pj

DigitalVision/Getty Images Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  For Jill Hofstede, whose 90-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s disease, news about the coronavirus become.... Read More

Are Vital Home Health Workers Now A Safety Threat?

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:14 pm by pj

  Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  As a hospice nurse in Seattle, Diane Speer said giving out hugs to patients and family members was a routine part of home visi.... Read More

Some States Are Reporting Incomplete COVID-19 Results, Blurring The Full Picture

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:04 pm by pj

  Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News , Dan DeLong for KHN   Several states are reporting only positive COVID-19 test results from private labs, a practice that.... Read More