Sun.Nov 04, 2018

Arkansas could lose up to $340M because of Medicaid work requirements

FierceHealthIT

A new analysis shows that as many as 48,000 people would be kicked off Medicaid in Arkansas because of work requirements, which means the state would lose as much as $340 million in federal funding

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Bowing to physician pressure, CMS delays visit code changes

Henry Kotula

Yesterday the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS ), announcing they will delay implementation of changes to physician evaluation and management (E&M) codes until 2021.

Can Babylon succeed in their quest to prove their AI can outperform human doctors at safe triage and accurate diagnosis?

Lloyd Price

Could a machine replace your doctor? Dr Hannah Fry explores the incredible ways AI is revolutionising healthcare - and what this means for all of us. This film chronicles the inside story of the AI health revolution, as one company, Babylon Health, prepare for a man vs machine showdown. Can Babylon succeed in their quest to prove their AI can outperform human doctors at safe triage and accurate diagnosis?

Telehealth Informed Consent, Licensing & Other Telehealth Legalities

TeleMental Health blog

Telehealth legal issues are complicated, fraught with exceptions and in telecommunications, still unfolding. Also, many practitioners either fear them or do not understand telehealth legalities. Telehealth Informed Consent Let’s begin with telehealth informed consent, the ongoing agreement, we make with … Read more. The post Telehealth Informed Consent, Licensing & Other Telehealth Legalities appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Fitch Downgrades UF Health-Jacksonville, citing liquidity concern

FierceHealthIT

University of Florida Health-Jacksonville's saw its bond rating downgraded last week by one of the leading credit rating agencies.

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Broward Health fires its general counsel, names new acting CEO

FierceHealthIT

Broward Health's board has opted to fire general counsel Lynn Barrett, and supporters of the decision say they hope the move will help the five-hospital health system move on from its troubled history

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