About 20% of all office, outpatient and home health expenses across Medicare, Medicaid and commercially insured populations could be converted to virtual care in the wake of COVID-19, a new report estimates.
Following the tectonic shift in telehealth during the past few months, provider groups want CMS to continue that trend by allowing more providers to take part in virtual care and boosting reimbursements.
A series of new surveys by researchers at NYU have found that the city's primary care practices have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. Many of them worry they may not come out on the other side.
Toledo-area elected officials said that they are seeking Gov. Mike DeWine's help in protecting the future of the University of Toledo Medical Center, amid accusations that a rival health system is unfairly poaching its staff.
The New England Journal of Medicine issued an "expression of concern" on a study it published May 1 that suggested widely used blood pressure medicines were not raising the risk of death for people with COVID-19.
After the first COVID-19 positive patient showed up at a New York-Presbyterian hospital, Dr. Laura Forese, the system’s chief operating officer, held daily video conferences with staff. Those efforts would prove fruitful.
Experts convened by HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology clashed over the role a national patient identifier could play in improving patient-matching among healthcare organizations.
The median overall profit margin among not-for-profit critical-access hospitals in Medicaid expansion states increased from 1.8% to 3.7%, compared with a decrease from 3.5% to 2.8% among their peers in non-expansion states, a new study found.
As New York enters its fourth month battling the virus, senior facilities are looking back on how the pandemic was able to take such a toll—and working to make sure something like this never happens again.
In this inaugural episode of Modern Healthcare's new podcast, Dr. Rosemary Morgan of John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health about the big and small ways the COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting women.
Insurance status, behavioral health issues and even perceived or real discrimination are challenges that complicate LGBTQ patients seeking healthcare. Practices that create a welcoming environment for the LGBTQ community may improve access to care.