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Top Five Takeaways from MedPAC’s Meeting on Medicare Issues and Policy Developments - September 2017
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission ("MedPAC") met in Washington, DC, on September 7-8, 2017. The purpose of this and other public meetings of


CMS' Proposed Changes to the Physician Fee Schedule: 2018 Payment and Policy Updates
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

On July 21, 2017, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule that addresses Part B Medicare payments and policies


Using Telehealth as a Tool for Health System Integration
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

As discussed in our August Health Update article on patient engagement and digital healththe first in our new digital health seriesthe advent of


Joint Commission Introduces New Accreditation Standards for Telehealth Services
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

The Joint Commission has proposed changes to its accreditation standards to account for direct-to-patient telehealth services. The new standards will


Recent Updates to the OIG’s Work Plan
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

In mid-August, the United States Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) announced updates to its Work Plan and established that it will now post updates


Telehealth parity laws: the real story
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

State telehealth parity laws, which generally require private payers (and occasionally Medicaid programs) to cover telehealth services if those


Hospitals and Others Respond to “Red Tape Relief Project” Requests
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 30 2017

Last week, a number of health care industry associations sent letters to Congress detailing ways in which the government could relieve them of the


Medicare Payments for Telehealth Increased 28 in 2016: What You Should Know
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2017

Telehealth providers can celebrate another successful year of growth, as CMS reported a 28 increase over total 2016 payments for telehealth services


New Jersey Authorizes Telemedicine Services
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed into law Senate Bill S291 (the “Act”), which authorizes New Jersey health care providers to offer


Washington Healthcare Update - Aug 14, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

Thirty-one Democratic Senators have written CMS Administrator Seema Verma urging her to drop a proposed rule that would require prospective patients