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CMS on exchanges: Lower premiums, more choice

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10/20/2020

WASHINGTON – Premiums for HealthCare.gov plans are lower for the third consecutive year, according to a new report from CMS.

Providers see remote monitoring in new light

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10/16/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – Remote monitoring technology may be commonplace for home sleep therapy but it’s also becoming more common for other therapies and for other uses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent HME Newspoll.

In brief: WellSky deal, Medtrade registration, Spiro CFO

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10/16/2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - WellSky is buying CarePort Health from Allscripts in a bid to improve patient care transitions across the continuum and drive better outcomes.

CMS expands list of telehealth services

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10/15/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS has added 11 new services to the list of telehealth services that it will pay for during the public health emergency.

Gov’t charges 345, revokes billing privileges for 256

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10/13/2020

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, along with state and federal law enforcement partners, has conducted a national “telefraud” takedown involving more than $6 billion in alleged losses.

Poll respondents lean toward Trump

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10/09/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – President Donald Trump is the top pick for president for 57% of the respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

Medtrade knows ‘what works’ for virtual conferences

Looking ahead, show organizers believe in-person events will come back strong
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10/09/2020

ATLANTA – Emerald, which hosts Medtrade, knows a thing or two about virtual conferences by now and plans to apply lessons learned to its upcoming Medtrade Virtual Conference, says Sarah Varner

In brief: Repayment terms, PHE renewal, virtual events

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10/09/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS announced on Oct. 8 new terms for payments issued under the Accelerated and Advance Payment (AAP) Program.

CMS announces new AAP loan payment terms

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10/09/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS announced on Oct. 8 new terms for payments issued under the Accelerated and Advance Payment (AAP) Program.

HHS renews public health emergency

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10/06/2020

WASHNGTON – Alex Azar, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has renewed the COVID-19 national public health emergency.

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