Tag Archive: Medicare

by Chilmark Team | November 13, 2018

How will Proposed Changes to CMS Telehealth Reimbursement Affect Adoption?

On Friday, October 26, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced several rule changes that affect how telehealth services will be covered under Medicare Advantage (MA) and the Medicare prescription drug program (Part D). These changes are in direct response to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which eliminated historical restrictions on telehealth reimbursement, and are intended to “improve quality of care and provide more plan choices for MA and Part D enrollees.”

by Matt Guldin | August 30, 2018

Humana-Walgreens Partnership: Primary Care Focused on Medicare Advantage

Key Takeaways: Humana and Walgreens jointly announced a partnership for Human to operate senior-focused primary care clinics in Walgreens stores. […]

by Chilmark Team | April 26, 2018

Promoting Interoperability: MU Fades to Black

By Brian Murphy and Brian Eastwood Seeking to liberate the industry from its self-created morass of siloed data and duplicative […]

by David Constantine | March 29, 2018

One More Step in the Long Road of Precision Medicine

CMS decision removes important barrier for some Medicare cancer patients to access next generation sequencing and companion targeted therapies as […]

by Naveen Rao | September 27, 2015

Provider Directories: An Opportunity Fraught with Challenges

A primary goal of insurance expansion under the Affordable Care Act was to improve access to healthcare. Yet as thousands of people are finding, simply having insurance coverage does not guarantee that ‘the doctor will see them now.’

by Brian Eastwood | August 27, 2015

Consumer-Driven Forces Disrupting Primary Care

Growth & Change The traditional model of consuming healthcare services is changing. Frustrated consumers – accustomed to the technological advances […]

by Naveen Rao | July 27, 2015

Connected Care: Are We There Yet?

Progress? Healthcare organizations (HCOs) are acknowledging the need for next generation tools to realize the promise of newer models of […]

by Jody Ranck | July 20, 2015

The Promise and Challenges of Analytics Marketplaces in Healthcare

It has been noted that healthcare is beginning to enter the algorithmic revolution and a new, higher value-added
set of services will be the next phase in the trajectory of health IT. Algorithms rather than data alone are the currency in the algorithmic revolution. Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) is the next wave…

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