Tag: Newsletter

McLaren St. Luke’s sues ProMedica over dropping coverage

Industry NewsMCLAREN ST. LUKE’S SUES PROMEDICA OVER DROPPING COVERAGEBack To All PostsNewsMcLaren St. Luke’s Sues ProMedica over Dropping CoverageBROOKS SUTHERLAND AND TOM TROY -TOLEDOBLADE.COMMcLaren St. Luke’s Hospital announced Wednesday it has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against ProMedica Health System alleging anticompetitive business practices.   The Maumee hospital seeks to stop ProMedica from terminating the […]

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AMA Updates CPT Code Set to Include COVID-19 Vaccine Codes

Industry NewsAMA UPDATES CPT CODE SET TO INCLUDE COVID-19 VACCINE CODESBack To All PostsNewsAMA Updates CPT Code Set to Include COVID-19 Vaccine CodesJACQUELINE LAPOINTE  – REVCYCLEINTELLIGENCE.COMThe organization approved a unique CPT code for each of two COVID-19 vaccines to allow for better tracking, reporting, and analysis of immunization efforts. November 11, 2020 – The American Medical Association […]

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Renewal of Determination That A Public Health Emergency Exists

Industry NewsRENEWAL OF DETERMINATION THAT A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY EXISTSBack To All PostsNewsRenewal of Determination That A Public Health Emergency ExistsOCT 2, 2020 – PHE.GOVAs a result of the continued consequences of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, on this date and after consultation with public health officials as necessary, I, Alex M. Azar II, […]

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COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers

Industry NewsCOVID-19 EMERGENCY DECLARATION BLANKET WAIVERS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERSBack To All PostsNewsCOVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care ProvidersNOV 18th 2020 – CMS.GOVThe Trump Administration is taking aggressive actions and exercising regulatory flexibilities to help healthcare providers contain the spread of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). CMS is empowered to take proactive steps […]

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CMS Changes Medicare Payment to Support Faster COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

Industry NewsCMS CHANGES MEDICARE PAYMENT TO SUPPORT FASTER COVID-19 DIAGNOSTIC TESTINGBack To All PostsNewsCMS Changes Medicare Payment to Support Faster Covid-19 Diagnostic TestingOct 15, 2020 – CMS.GOVUnder President Trump’s leadership, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced new actions to pay for expedited coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) test results. CMS previously took action in April […]

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Mclaren St. Luke’s Receives Termination Notice from Promedica’s Paramount Health Plan

Industry NewsMCLAREN ST. LUKE’S RECEIVES TERMINATION NOTICE FROM PROMEDICA’S PARAMOUNT HEALTH PLANBack To All PostsNewsMclaren St. Luke’s Receives Termination Notice from Promedica’s Paramount Health PlanOCTOBER 22, 2020 – MCLAREN.ORG ProMedica’s Paramount health plan has notified McLaren St. Luke’s of its plans to terminate the hospital’s in-network provider status, effective January 1, 2021. The move would effectively […]

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Helping patients and doctors connect virtually, in meaningful ways.

Industry NewsHELPING PATIENTS AND DOCTORS CONNECT VIRTUALLY, IN MEANINGFUL WAYS.Back To All PostsNewsHelping patients and doctors connect virtually, in meaningful ways.PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION –WWW.MYEMDEE.COMDesigned by doctors, loved by patientsAt Emdee, we’re on a mission to simplify the telemedicine experience, so patients and providers can easily connect in meaningful ways.Our healthcare enhancement app has been designed by physicians, […]

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Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare/Public Health Sector, Warns FBI/HHS

Industry NewsRANSOMWARE ACTIVITY TARGETING THE HEALTHCARE/PUBLIC HEALTH SECTOR, WARNS FBI/HHSBack To All PostsNewsRansomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare/Public Health Sector, Warns FBI/HHSRansomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare/Public Health Sector, Warns FBI/HHSThe Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday warned of an increased and imminent […]

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