Telemedicine, or more generally telehealth, is not new. It has been around for decades but historically has not been a service modality commonly used by health care providers due to limited coverage and reimbursement imposed by Medicare. Restrictions on rendering ...Read More »
Second of two parts There has been a rise in audit activity aimed at health care providers, due in no small part to auditors’ access to big data, which allows auditors to analyze more data in less time. It is ...Read More »
The Daily Record recently published a Feb. 23 op-ed (Sharon D. Allison-Ottey: “A well-intended bill but a bad one”) about proposed legislation (HB 1194/SB1023) to create a drug cost commission. We at the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition champion ...Read More »
(Click here for Jeff Trueman’s previous column on finding the right mediator.) In most compromise mediations, the main tactic employed by many retired judge and senior lawyer mediators is case evaluation: a forecast, or an educated guess, of the litigated ...Read More »
Last month, the Maryland Citizens Health Initiative Coalition held a press conference in Annapolis calling on the General Assembly to pass so-called “transparency” legislation, HB 1194/SB 1023, to address the cost of prescription medicine Maryland’s citizens pay at the pharmacy ...
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