Medicare

Charlotte RobinsonChronic Kidney Disease | April 10, 2024
The RPA and ASN called for a halt in reductions to Medicare payments to nephrology practices participating in the KCC model.
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Sarah TolsonFrom the Field | March 30, 2024
Medicare Advantage plans are posing significant operational and financial hurdles for dialysis programs.
Charlotte RobinsonDiabetes and Hypertension | March 29, 2024
Medicare Part D spending on GLP-1 drugs has soared to $5.7 billion, straining Medicare spending.
Charlotte RobinsonChronic Kidney Disease | March 13, 2024
Aetna, in partnership with Monogram Health, will offer in-home care to its Medicare Advantage members with CKD or ESKD.
Victoria SochaKidney Transplantation | February 5, 2024
Among recipients of kidney transplantation, adherence to prescribed medication is key in graft survival as well as in ...
Sarah TolsonFrom the Field | February 5, 2024
Each year, as part of the service my company provides to our clients, I review the CMS physician fee schedule for the ...
Rob DillardCardiology | April 10, 2023
Out-of-pocket costs for guideline-recommended medications for older adults with chronic conditions have decreased over ...
DocWire News EditorsAHA 2021 | April 10, 2023
A study, presented at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2021, ...
DocWire News EditorsAAOS 2021 | September 9, 2021
Medicare reimbursement for arthroplasty procedures has changed drastically since the year 2000, with significant ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioOncology | March 29, 2021
A study found that the Medicare eligibility threshold of age 65 years was helpful in increasing cancer diagnoses—stage ...
DocWire News EditorsCardiology | February 26, 2021
Adding to the pile of research linking COVID-19 and vascular issues, a new study indicates that venous thromboembolism ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioMultiple Sclerosis | April 12, 2023
A study observed significant differences in healthcare resource utilization (HCRU) between patients with multiple ...
Rob DillardOncology | April 13, 2023
A new study shows a decline in both Black and White cancer patients following surgery, however, a gap between the two ...
Sarah TolsonFrom the Field | November 30, 2020
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Kerri FitzgeraldAAO 2020 | April 12, 2023
Medicare reimbursement for ophthalmology services has decreased by more than 20% over the last decade, according to data ...
Victoria SochaEnd-Stage Renal Disease | April 12, 2023
End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is associated with a high mortality rate, reduced quality of life, and extensive ...
Sarah TolsonFrom the Field | April 13, 2023
Recently, the director of a free-standing, in-center hemodialysis program reached out to me in an effort to gain insight ...
Kaitlyn D’OnofrioRheumatology | September 25, 2020
Here are the top stories recently covered by DocWire News in the rheumatology section. In this edition, read about the ...
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