Archive for: September 2017

House panel backs 3 measures to improve Medicare

Different measures to improve the healthcare outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries are unanimously approved by the Ways and Means Committee.  September 29, 2017 by LocalLabs News Service The House Ways and Means recently approved three pieces of bipartisan legislation geared toward improving the Medicare program, a committee release said. One...

CHRONIC Care Act of 2017 Unanimously passed in Senate

The Chronic Care Act receives full endorsement by the Senate. The approval of this bill will improve the quality of care for high-cost Medicare chronic patients. Additional benefits the bill provision includes are the use of telehealth services in patient’s home, Medicare reimbursement for telestroke patients, extending telehealth services...

Committee Votes to Increase Telehealth Access for Medicare Enrollees

The Increasing Telehealth Access to Medicare Act ( H.R. 3727)  attaining approval by Congress will reform Medicare Advantage plans and remove location limitation for the use of telehealth services. Another telehealth bill in the books!!!!!  September 13, 2017 by Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. Washington, D.C. – Today,...

Role of ‘technology’ in home health care

The use of telehealth technologies is critical to home health care because it facilitates better health outcomes and less medical brutalities for patient with chronic conditions such as CHF, COPD and Diabetes. September 8, 2017 by ETHealthWord At present, home-based health care is gaining significant traction and poised for...
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