The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is making Medicare Advantage data available to researchers, beginning with data on services provided to beneficiaries in calendar year 2015, the agency announced yesterday. CMS said it also plans to release data from Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program next year. “Data has the potential to help produce better, more targeted treatments for patients, improving their quality of life while at the same time reducing costs,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. For more information or to request the 2015 encounter data, visit www.resdac.org.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission this week discussed a set of national guidelines for coding hospital emergency department visits in response to the…
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.08 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted 5,212,700 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
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In efforts to increase primary care use in the community and decrease avoidable emergency department visits, Copley Hospital in Morrisville, Vt., has spent the…
Gov. Gina Raimondo this week signed an executive order establishing a 3.2 percent target for health care spending growth in Rhode Island through 2022.
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.36 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted 5,214,200 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.