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QD: News Every Day--No closer to a doc fix than before

And, there's amendments such as redefining what makes up a rural health district. ... In California, some rural areas are seeing urban levels of patient demand, but giving more money to these counties is being seen as a kick-back akin to others that were
June 2020

Changes, improvements for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

CMS finalized telehealth proposals to define rural Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) as those located in rural census tracts as determined by the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) and to ... By adopting the more precise definition of
February 2014

QD: News Every Day--ping-pong for reform

Health reform legislation would limit the experiment to Medicare. (NPR). Primary care shortage. ... The paper's editorial board is now calling for loan repayment programs to help rural health recruiting efforts.
June 2020

Online reviews in a five-star culture

This issue also covers physicians with disability, conference coverage from the American Heart Association meeting, and rural health care. ... Another story addresses telemedicine and palliative care in rural areas, while yet another details an
February 2020

Four more screening, counseling services covered by Medicare

New Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes have been issued for reporting these services. ... their respective place of service codes): office (11), outpatient hospital (22), independent clinic (49), federally qualified health center (50),
March 2012

Primary care works in cooperative, close-knit North Dakota

the top quartile across the measure set, said Mary Wakefield, PhD, director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota and a member of the Commonwealth ... Marlene Miller is a program director of the Center for Rural Health, which
November 2008

Influencing the details of health reform so internists get paid

ACP raised its objections at the highest level of CMS, and organized a joint advocacy effort with the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, and National Rural Health Association. ... Internists may disagree on the
January 2011

Clarifying issues for telehealth services

Patients who are eligible for telehealth services must be enrolled in Part B and must be in a rural Health Professional Shortage Area or in a county that is not included ... The patient must be at a qualified location (“telehealth originating site”)
January 2018

Childhood disease survivors need comprehensive care

More than 90% of children with a chronic or disabling health condition are expected to live more than 20 years, and every year more than 500,000 children with special health ... The Scholars in Rural Health program at the University of Kansas offers
September 2010

Telehealth expands reach of palliative care in rural areas

More hospitals have invested in palliative care, but such services remain rare in rural areas. ... school of community and rural health at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.
February 2020

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