Medicare Reimbursement for Remote Monitoring Should Drive Adoption (What a long, strange trip it’s been….)

The cHealth Blog

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule about two weeks ago and there is at least one nugget in there that should speed the adoption of remote patient monitoring.

The The Five Biggest Areas of Opportunity for Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

According to most recent statistics from the Office of the National Coordinator, use of EHRs has increased from 20% in 2004 to 87% in 2015. digitalhealth clinical trials digital health digital health technology EHR healthcare economics Healthcare IT healthcare reform informatics mHealth mobile health patient engagement remote patient monitoring smartphone apps technology telehealth ACOs government IT healthcare healthcare IT HHS hospitals Medicare medicine S4PM

How Insulin Became So Expensive – A History

Insulin Nation

He had hit the dreaded donut hole of his Medicare Part D coverage. In 2004, that same vial would cost $60, and today it would go for roughly $300, she said. Kasia J.

Telemedicine Today: May 2016

American Well

28% Annual Increase in Telemedicine Visits Provided to Medicare Beneficiaries. Harvard Medical School researchers found that the number of telemedicine visits provided to Medicare beneficiaries increased by 28 percent per year from 2004 to 2013 with 107,000 visits provided in 2013. Medicare has taken a more conservative approach and currently limits payment for telemedicine care to patients living in rural areas who receive a live-video visit at a clinic or other facility.

Telemedicine - 2010 & 2011 - Part 1 Public Policy

LinkousThink

The focus here is on two critical public policy issues that have received worldwide attention: healthcare and broadband: Since 2004, healthcare spending has been the single largest part of the national government’s budget in the U.S. Speeches in 2010 by the head of Medicare in the U.S. Here is the first of three pieces on where we have been in 2010 and where we are going next year for telemedicine. My comments throughout reflect the gobalization of the field.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

For employees over 55 years old, the hospital offers free Medicare and health claims assistance. [link].