Confusion prevails on 2020 Medicare supplement plan changes
If you turn 65 in 2020, your Medigap options will differ from what’s been available. Here’s what senior physicians should understand about the changing landscape.
Federal law cripples telehealth in Medicare. New bill changes that.
Bipartisan Senate bill would eliminate barriers that have made it hard for Medicare patients to access telehealth services from physicians.
Verdict’s in on terminal prognoses: Doctors aren’t fortunetellers
n a Medicare hospice fraud case, federal appeals court sides with the AMA on medical judgment calls such as how long a patient has left to live.
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AMA in the News: October 2019
Read media highlights mentioning the American Media Association for October 2019.
This point-of-care model can boost diabetes prevention referrals
Prompting Medicare patients to seek diabetes prevention help is aided by the right clinical tool and physician encouragement.
Use the EHR to help your Medicare patients with prediabetes
Patient registries created with EHRs make it possible to efficiently identify patients with prediabetes and refer them for needed preventive care.
Billing for end-of-life care talks grows, but barriers remain
Medicare now pays for end-of-life talks, yet early-stage data shows that claims are relatively low, with differences by specialty, geography.