The Affordable Care Act: Has there been such major health policy reform in the United States since the 1965 passing of the Social Security Amendments? A goal of the ACA is changing payment models based on the belief the current healthcare payment model is broken.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – There’s been plenty of discussion recently about what the repeal of the Affordable Care Act could mean for healthcare consumers, but Aeroflow Healthcare is doing more than just talking.
I’ve been making a round of calls to HME industry consultants today to see what they’re working on with their provider clients. (Managing Editor Theresa likes to call the story that I write from these calls “Consultant’s corner.”) I can’t say that I’ve dug up much yet.
WASHINGTON – President Elect Donald Trump has named Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a long-time champion of the HME industry and its efforts to reform Medicare’s competitive bidding program, as the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to news reports.
WASHINGTON – CMS says its anti-fraud efforts in 2011 and 2012 have recovered more than $14.9 billion in healthcare fraud judgments, settlements and administrative impositions, according to a press release.