Doubts loom for elderly people who lack insurance

By 2033, more than 11 million middle-income seniors aged 75 or older may not be able to afford to live or qualify for Medicaid to pay for their long-term care. These findings, published by NORC researchers at the University of Chicago in August, reinforce the need for Americans planning their future to consider options for … Read more

OCR HIPAA Privacy Enforcement Report: The Right to Inappropriate Disposal and Access to Protected Health Information Initiative | Mintz – Healthcare Perspectives

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been busy over the past month announcing new enforcement actions and settlement agreements related to violations of the privacy rule applicable under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The latest OCR actions serve as a reminder … Read more

Paisley’s research highlights digital health and wellness

LONDON, September 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today Beasley published the second edition of its report, Spotlight on Digital Health and Wellness 2022which examines changing attitudes toward risk and insurance among digital health and wellness leaders in North America, Asia, the United Kingdom, and Europe.[1] Main resultsOpportunities and challenges abound for this fast-growing industry: 72% … Read more

More doctors are suffering from fatigue, and health systems must do more

A panel of doctors said it was not about building more flexibility. Health organizations need to save resources and reduce the burden on their physicians. More and more doctors are experiencing burnout, and it has become a major concern for healthcare leaders. Medical fatigue has reached a new level, according to A study Posted in … Read more

Medicare and Medicaid split visit policy questioned by providers

Providers want the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to change the upcoming policy about paying for hospital visits when both doctors and non-physician providers see patients. Latest CMS Organizing a doctor’s fee schedule It proposes deferring the requirement that time spent with a patient will determine which provider can bill a visit until 2024. … Read more

Healthcare – Petitions and Supreme Court Cases

During 2022 and beyond, many health care-related cases will finally reach the Supreme Court. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Although the Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) as in California vs TexasOther cases involving specific provisions of the ACA are still ongoing. In one of those cases, Braidwood Mgmt. … Read more