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June 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
Some high-priced drugs like Sovaldi, a hepatitis C drug which initially cost $84,000, involved no rebates until other competitors came to market. MORE
June 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
Beginning this year, clinicians participating in MIPS have to report on six quality measures to be eligible for a bonus payment. MORE
June 19, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
Reason is declining reimbursement rates coupled with an increase in the administrative burden, particularly due to EHRs. MORE
June 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
Most of that reflects the significant increase in private insurance enrollment during that period, which was greater in those states. MORE
June 19, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
While doctors want to know everything they can, public health is far more cautionary when it comes to screenings. MORE
June 19, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
Spam filters are one thing, but if a hacker takes over an e-mail domain, spoofing and phishing can become precise and dangerous. But there are tools available that can help. MORE
June 19, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
Single-vendor? Self-developed? Build-and-buy? Chilmark Research profiles the various IT choices of Trenton Health Team, Marshfield Clinic and Partners HealthCare. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
That step, they say, would keep Medicare Advantage relevant, to the benefit of patients in the Medicare program. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
Reimbursement has not caught up to technology innovations, expert says. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Susan Morse - Associate Editor, Healthcare Finance
Value-based agreements are increasing between health insurers and pharmaceutical manufacturers. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
Some oppose the law; many others, however, believe patients should have access to aid-in-dying but don't want to be involved themselves. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
Deadline to submit proposed measures for consideration is June 30, 2017. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Bernie Monegain - Editor, Healthcare IT News
The Silicon Valley company brings with a number of applications, including a personal assistant program integrated with EHRs and artificial intelligence aimed at patient engagement. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
The ONC chief told a Washington gathering the time is right to address the 'angst' over EHR design and moving medical records. MORE
June 12, 2017 | Jessica Davis - Associate Editor, Healthcare IT News
Failure to conduct minimal documentation reviews left the incentive program open to abuse of federal funds, agency says. MORE
June 06, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
Not only telehealth, but cloud-based EHRs and remote monitoring connectivity could all be affected by regulation rollbacks, Health Affairs says. MORE
June 06, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
Every practice should be thinking about protecting their data today even if they use a different electronic health record software. MORE
June 06, 2017 | Tom Sullivan - Executive Editor, HIMSS Media
When the Department of Justice and Office of the Inspector General find one vendor out of compliance, it's only natural that they widen the scope to look at others in the same sector. MORE
June 06, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
Even though it didn't identify any actual misuse of the information, Beacon is offering affected patients access to free identity monitoring. MORE
June 06, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
Improving the percentage has the potential to lower costs for patients and the overall healthcare system. MORE

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