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Hospitals: Medicare coverage limits launch of telehealth services

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

American Hospital Association Executive Vice President Rick Pollack sent a letter to Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., saying that Medicare rules are hindering hospitals' telehealth initiatives. Responding to draft legislation titled Advancing Telehealth Opportunities in Medicare, Pollack said reimbursement restrictions involving patient location and limits on particular services and technology should be addressed. BeckersHospitalReview.com (01/27)


Practices with low resources face MU hurdles

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

Health systems, groups call for EHR device ID

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

Exec examines top 3 mistakes for health care CIOs

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

HHS adds new encryption feature to HealthCare.gov

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

Mason to become ONC's CMO

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2015

CMS weighs easing of MU standards

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 30, 2015

Telehealth provider clashes with Texas regulators

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

ONC report calls for national interoperability by 2017

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 30, 2015

Phone theft compromises data of 5,117 patients in N.Y.

Health IT SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015


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