Medicare telehealth expansion gets bipartisan stamp of approval from lawmakers
A bipartisan, bicameral group is urging House and Senate leaders to use end-of-year legislation to permanently expand Medicare coverage of telehealth services.
Medicare data project gains momentum as CMS continues its push for interoperability
CMS is setting up its "sandbox" for capturing claims data and making it useful to providers. It should be ready by mid-November.
Medicare claims data will be available to clinicians under pilot program
The Data at the Point of Care pilot is part of the MyHealthEData initiative that launched Blue Button 2.0.
CMS’s Medicare Plan Finder website is difficult to use, GAO says
CMS says a redesign is coming soon.
Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification
The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.
CMS data sharing critical to flood of apps for Medicare beneficiaries
The agency also curbed “shadow IT” to promote more robust apps, said CIO Rajiv Uppal.