Drug Adherence Discount Program / OMS News
NEW CPT Billing Codes for 2018 / OMS News
Radiology codes have changed for 2018
URGENT MIPS/MACRA Update on Data Submission / OMS News
CMS has announced how to submit data for MIPS/MACRA. You will need to obtain an EIDM Submitter ID. See the article for information.
Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report Says / National News
The nation's respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.
Anthem clinches deal to buy rival Cigna for $54 billion / National News
Anthem Inc. has agreed to acquire rival Cigna Corp. for $54 billion, creating the health insurance industry's biggest company by enrollment.
Senate panel will push HHS to delay Stage 3 MU rules / National News
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee is asking to delay Stage 3 meaningful-use rules, its chairman, Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), said during a news conference Thursday.
Seven hospitals in Michigan won top hospital recognition--led by the University of Michigan Hospitals and Beaumont Hospital--in the U.S. News and World Report's 26th Best Hospitals report.
People could save a lot of money on health care- if only they knew how to use health savings accounts / National News
Health Savings Accounts make a lot of sense- at least, on paper.
The legislation, known as "21st Century Cures," cleared the House by a 344-77 vote Friday.
New Regulations Would Require Modernizing Nursing Home Care / National News
After nearly 30 years, the Obama administration wants to modernize the rules nursing homes must follow to quality for Medicare and Medicaid payments.
In its draft of the next Medicare fee schedule, the CMS has proposed paying healthcare providers for time spent with patients discussing end-of-life medical choices, starting Jan. 1.
Summer's In, Hunger's Out / OMS News
When school lets out for summer, Meet Up and Eat Up kicks off! There is no cost and lunches are available Monday through Friday for children 18 and younger.
Molina to Buy Medicaid Assets of Distressed Michigan Insurer / Health Plan News
Health insurer HealthPlus of Michigan will sell its Medicaid business to Molina Healthcare in an attempt to salvage the entire company, HealthPlus officials said Friday.
Women's health advocates cheered Monday after the Obama administration issued an unambiguous statement that said health insurers can't impose cost-sharing for approved birth control methods.
Just 251 US hospitals got the highest score on a new five-star rating system the CMS rolled out Thursday.
Medicare's troubled physician payment formula will soon be history.
Don't blame patients for unnecessary care / National News
Study challenges view that patients often ask for test and procedures they don't need.
The Sad, Tragic Road to Meaningful Use / National News
Meaningful. Having a serious, important, or useful quality.
Rep. Renee Ellmers, (R-N.C.), reintroduces bill to shorten the Meaningful Use Attestation period in 2015.
Trinity Health signs a definitive joint venture agreement with Heritage Provider Network to advance its care coordination strategy.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announces expanded portfolio of insurance products available through Dearborn National® and LifeSecure Insurance / Health Plan News
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has signed an agreement to market other products alongside BCBSM medical, dental and vision offerings to Michigan groups.
CMS to recognize interventional cardiologists as subspecialty / Speciality News
The CMS announced its decision last spring and the new designation is effective Jan. 12.
Beaumont Health announces new CEO appointment / Hospital News
Beaumont Health announces appointment of John T. Fox as president and chief executive officer
Link Up With Diabetes / Hospital News
Get Connected! This is a free community event sponsored by Garden City Hospital.
Crittenton Hospital To Join Ascension Health Michigan / Hospital News
Crittenton will now be part of the largest non-profit health system in the country, Ascension.
CMS to hit 257,000 docs with Meaningful Use penalties / National News
Eligible professionals will take 1 percent cut to Medicare reimbursements starting in January.
Draft Medicare ACO rules would allow more time with less risk / National News
A proposed rule would alter the structure of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Report to Congress on HITECH: / National News
Significant progress in adoption and use of EHRs
Beaumont, Botsford and Oakwood complete $3.8B merger: / Hospital News
Four things to know about the transaction.
Given the high demands of the profession and serious consequences of mistakes, the burned-out doctor is a potentially impaired one.