The Digestive Health Physicians Association (DHPA) submitted formal comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opposing the proposed Medicare Part B rule. Consistent with a letter from over 240 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, DHPA urged CMS to withdraw the proposed rule, raising the following concerns: The proposed policy prescribes significant shifts in […]
Colonoscopy Colonoscopies get the glory, but reasons for dramatic decline in colon cancer are unclear By Kevin Lomangino Health News Review Using Humor to Address a Serious Health Care Concern By Matt O’Connor Hospitals & Health Networks Medicare Reimbursement A Controversial New Demonstration In Medicare: Potential Implications For Physician-Administered Drugs By Kavita Patel and Caitlin […]
The Digestive Health Physicians Association (DHPA) commends more than 240 lawmakers for signing a bi-partisan letter sent to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opposing its recently proposed Medicare Part B payment rule, which was developed without stakeholder input and imposes cuts that would severely harm patient access to essential medications. In the letter, […]
By Jayne O’Donnell See full article in USA Today Huge variations exist in the prices of some of the most common medical procedures across state lines, by according to a report major insurers released Wednesday, but some experts say the data is of little use to consumers who rarely know what they owe until the bills arrive. The insurer-funded […]
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