Last week, Health IT Now submitted comments on the Discussion Draft on SGR Repeal and Medicare Physician Payment Reform.
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Health IT Now Submits Comments on the Discussion Draft on SGR Repeal and Medicare Physician Payment Reform
On 8/26, Steve Schilling, CEO of Clinica Sierra Vista, a community health center in California, had an op-ed published in the Fresno Bee:
On October 23, an op-ed from Dr. Elena Rios, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association ran in the Orange County Register:
Improving healthcare for seniors through telemedicine
By former Rep. Bill Gradison (R-Ohio) – 10/18/13
Nowadays we can use our mobile devices to go almost anywhere, which has been a great advantage for many senior citizens.
Have questions regarding the TELE-MED Act of 2013? Answers can be found here.
A section-by-section breakdown of the TELE-MED Act of 2013 can be found here.
During the Full Committee markup of the SGR reform package, Congressman Phil Gingrey expressed the need for more work and robust interoperability to help ensure care coordination and quality improvement models are successful in a revised Medicare payment system.
Cut the red tape tying up e-medicine
Politico by Randy Milch (Executive Vice President of Public Policy & General Counsel, Verizon)
January 25, 2013
In this country, we spend $3 trillion a year on health care — almost 20 percent of gross domestic product with such costs rising at more than 5 percent a year.