Healthcare compliance is a critical aspect of the healthcare industry, ensuring adherence to federal healthcare laws and regulations. It plays a vital role in preventing fraud, abuse, and waste, while upholding ethical standards for patient treatment. However, healthcare compliance is not a simple or straightforward task.
One such transformative field is healthcare informatics, which harnesses the power of information technology and data analysis to improve patient care, enhance operational efficiency, and drive innovation.
Today eHealth, Inc. released results from a survey of health insurance companies touching on enrollment trends, public policy issues, and the politics of health care in the United States.
Insurance prior authorizations for certain drugs, tests and treatments continue to burden medical practices and could negatively affect patient outcomes, according to new survey results from the American Medical Association.
The uninsured rate among children increased between 2016 and 2017, representing 276,000 more uninsured children across the U.S. and the first observed increase in uninsured children since 2008, according to a recent report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families.
Insurers see outdated technology and a lack of automation as key challenges holding back their organization's operational efficiency and driving up costs, according to new survey results from HealthEdge.
The American Hospital Association has made various recommendations to ease the burdens of Stark Law compliance, including protection for value-based payment arrangements.
The Senate released its version (a.k.a. Better Care Reconciliation Act BCRA) of the House's AHCA. Payers and providers adjust as needed because healthcare reforms, like BCRA, AHCA, and ACA, continuously move through state and federal legislatures. Today's blog, pulls together summaries from numerous resources allowing you a quick glimpse or a deep dive into what waits around the corner. Here are 10 instances which can help you better identify when its time to look for a partner.
CMS has released new resources describing how states can leverage Medicaid services and health IT tools to support beneficiaries battling opioid addiction. The organization released an Informational Bulletin to guide states on how to cover critical treatment services for Medicaid eligible infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), a postnatal drug withdrawal syndrome occurring primarily among babies exposed to opioids during gestation or shortly after birth.