The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced policy changes to expand at-home care, outpatient procedures, and telehealth. How might these new guidelines help hospitals facing a surge of patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic?
A recent report by the American Medical Association (AMA) found that 74 percent of health insurance markets are highly concentrated — and that number is rising. What are the causes and potential consequences of concentration? Are premiums expected to increase in 2021?
Who are the two new recipients of the Nobel Prize in Medicine? Why are Medicare Advantage payments lowering while employer-based health insurance rises? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!