Altruis Blog

What We're Reading- May 13th

May 13, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing

No matter if you are on the facility or the partner side of Revenue Cycle Management, there is a lot of information, both legal and regulatory, to keep up with to maximize reimbursements. Here are a few things of interest that we are reading right now: 

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  •  "CMS Finalizes Policies to Bring Innovative Telehealth Benefit to Medicare Advantage" Final Rule will strengthen popular Medicare private health insurance plans, expand telehealth access for patients, and improve coordination for dual-eligible individuals.  Article 
  • "Centene 'committed' to WellCare deal amid Humana takeover report". Centene  is "committed" to its $17.3 billion WellCare buy following a report by Street Insider that Humana is interested in a takeover of Centene and a Reuters story quoting unnamed sources saying hedge funds might seek to oppose the Centene-Wellcare deal. Article
  • "Even doctors can't navigate our 'broken' healthcare system" Dr. Hasan Shanawani was overcome by frustration. So, on April 26, he picked up his cellphone and began sharing on Twitter his family’s enraging experiences with the U.S. healthcare system.  Article

Topics: medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, News, RHC