News tagged with medicare

Most health care records now are electronic

An ever-expanding amount of the nation's medical records—millions of prescriptions, medical reports and appointment reminders—are now computerized and part of an ambitious electronic medical records program, the Obama ...

Jul 17, 2013
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Justice: Hospitals to pay $34 million settlement

Fifty-five hospitals in 21 states have agreed to pay $34 million to the U.S. government to settle allegations that they used more expensive inpatient procedures rather than outpatient spinal surgeries to get bigger payments ...

Jul 03, 2013
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New rule for home health prospective payment system

(HealthDay)—A new rule proposing changes to the Medicare home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) is set to reduce costs for calendar year 2014, according to a report issued by the Centers for Medicare ...

Jul 02, 2013
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