CMS Expands Medicare Payments For Administering In-Home COVID-19 Vaccines

CMS Expands Medicare Payments For Administering In-Home COVID-19 Vaccines

In order to improve health equity and more importantly increase the COVID-19 vaccinations. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced additional payments for administering in-home COVID-19 vaccines to multiple residents of the…

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Medicare Open Enrollment Period _Consumers Get Chance to Review Coverage Options

Medicare Open Enrollment Period _Consumers Get Chance to Review Coverage Options

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the opening of the Medicare open enrollment period from October 15, 2021. Medicare beneficiaries get the chance to review their coverage options and make the…

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HHS Issues Workplace Guidance on HIPAA Privacy & COVID-19 Vaccination Disclosure

HHS Issues Workplace Guidance on HIPAA Privacy & COVID-19 Vaccination Disclosure

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has finally addressed the most talked-about concerns. Which is the application of the HIPAA privacy rules on the Covid-19 vaccine disclosure.…

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HHS Proposes More Compliance Rules Aimed at Curbing Surprise Medical Bills

HHS Proposes More Compliance Rules Aimed at Curbing Surprise Medical Bills

The healthcare consumers finally breathe a sigh of relief. After the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the much anticipated No Surprise Act. The basic purpose of this act is to protect…

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HHS to Extend Affordable Care Act Sign-Up Period to Expand Health Coverage Access

HHS to Extend Affordable Care Act Sign-Up Period to Expand Health Coverage Access

In order to give people more time to sign up for quality and affordable health coverage. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act…

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Healthcare Providers All Set to Receive $25.5 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Funds

Healthcare Providers All Set to Receive $25.5 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Funds

Finally a sigh of relief for the healthcare providers, who are being affected by the viral COVID-19 pandemic. Because in a major initiative the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health…

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AMA Releases 2022 CPT Code Set For COVID-19 Vaccines

AMA Releases 2022 CPT Code Set For COVID-19 Vaccines

In a recent development_ the American Medical Association (AMA) has announced updates to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set for 2022. The new CPT code set is being launched in order to streamline the…

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CMS Delays Enforcement of Price Transparency Non-Compliance Penalties

CMS Delays Enforcement of Price Transparency Non-Compliance Penalties

In major progress! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has delayed enforcement of key parts of a major insurer price transparency rule by six months until July 1, 2022. This announcement was made…

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AMA Announces CPT Codes For Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine

AMA Announces CPT Codes For Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine

In a recent development_the American Medical Association (AMA) has issued new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes_to report the Pfizer vaccine and administration for pediatric doses of the COVID-19. Earlier Pfizer and BioNTech conducted clinical trials…

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HHS Invests Over $19 Million in Different Telehealth Innovation & Quality Programs

HHS Invests Over $19 Million in Different Telehealth Innovation & Quality Programs

In order to bolster telehealth services in rural and underserved communities, the U.S Department of Health and Human Resources has announced several investments, totalling more than $19 million. This major initiative has been taken to…

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