Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is hoping to save the pockets of taxpayers by employing a new rule to the Affordable Care Act. "The Affordable Care Act substantially reformed Medicaid payments for prescription drugs, increasing rebates and setting limits on federal reimbursements. The “Covered Outpatient Drugs” final rule ensures those reforms will be effectively implemented by providing further detail on how those reimbursements and rebates are calculated, part of CMS’ broader efforts to help ensure affordability and accessibility of prescription drugs, while supporting pharmaceutical innovation..." [ Read more here ]
The REX Robot is a revolutionary standing wheelchair giving an upright posture back to those confined to a wheelchair. Hear the opinions of the first users of this new medical equipment below.
The Consumer Electronics Show continually brings some amazing revolutions in the technology world. Just unveiled is the DietSensor, made to help manage the diet of those looking to lose weight, or deal with a physical disability.
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The ability to monitor health and fitness is a growing desire among consumers. A new smart bio-sensor developed by Samsung is showing promise in revolutionizing the information you can collect from a wearable device. "Samsung’s Bio-Processor is the industry’s first all-in-one health solution chip. By integrating not only Analog Front Ends (AFE), but also microcontroller unit (MCU), power management integrated circuit (PMIC), digital signal processor (DSP), and eFlash memory, it is able to process the bio-signals it measures without the need of external processing parts. Even with its integrated design, the Bio-Processor is particularly innovative thanks to its incredibly small size. When compared to the total area of the discrete parts, the Bio-Processor [...]
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Positive growth is expected for the future of the Home Medical Equipment market in the United States. "It is estimated that the U.S. will be the largest market for home medical equipments owing to its wide base of home healthcare equipment providers, good reimbursement policies, better healthcare infrastructure and high healthcare expenditure. Moreover, the recent changes in the healthcare industry due to ‘Obamacare’ will also boost the demand for such equipment, since almost 30 million uninsured Americans will now enjoy medical coverage..." [ Read more here ]
With our nations increase in prescription drug use Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released a new tool that breaks down Medicare spending on these drugs. "Many people may not realize that Medicare is one of the largest purchasers of prescription drugs in the country, so the program has rich data on how much money we’re spending on these drugs... The tool includes information on a total of 80 drugs: 40 that are covered under the Medicare Prescription Drug Program (Part D) and 40 that are administered by physicians and other professionals." [ Read more here ]
Due to recent problems with Healthcare.gov, and it's phone services hit with heavy traffic, the healthcare deadline has been extended once again. Streamline your HME/DME business practices with Noble*Direct medical billing, and management software.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released its annual report for 2014 on national health expenditures. "In 2014, per-capita health care spending grew by 4.5 percent and overall health spending grew by 5.3 percent, a study by the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published today as a Web First byHealth Affairs. Those rates are below most years prior to passage of the Affordable Care Act..." [ Read more here ]