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1) Three ways payers and providers are improving collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic

Insights from Steve Jax, alliance manager of strategic payer relationships for Availity

2) US radiology lab sues CIGNA over nearly $400,000 in COVID-19 claims

Cigna accused of withholding reimbursement for diagnostic and treatment services of COVID-19 patients

3) Change Healthcare acquires PROMETHEUS Analytics for value-based reimbursement

Includes over 90 episodes of care as opposed to single procedure services

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OmniVision expands medical image signal processor family for endoscopes and catheters
September 28, 2020
US hospital admissions for non-COVID-19 have only partially rebounded from initial decline
September 28, 2020
Boston Scientific launches ACURATE neo2 Aortic Valve System in Europe
September 28, 2020
Olympus introduces the OEP-6 high-definition printer and WM-NP3 workstation
September 28, 2020
Shanghai Proton and Heavy Ion Hospital decides for C-RAD SIGRT solution
September 28, 2020
Dr. Gostout, president of Mayo Clinic Health System, to retire
September 25, 2020
100,000 patients treated with IBA proton therapy technology
September 25, 2020
St. Luke's Lehighton pioneers artificial intelligence in X-rays
September 25, 2020
InnovHeart reports first-in-human implantation of its Saturn Transcatheter Mitral Valve with 30-day follow-up
September 25, 2020
GLEAMER raises €7.5 million to market A.I. platform offering radiologists semi-automated diagnosis of medical images
September 25, 2020

Insurance

CMS introduces new payment model for radiation oncology
ASTRO and ACR seek delay in implementation so providers can be better prepared
Dunlee offers CT tube installation training

By offering tube installation training, Dunlee is responding to customers' requests to develop expertise in installation of special tube types.

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CMS proposes new rule for faster Medicare coverage of FDA-approved breakthrough devices
Allows beneficiaries access to more devices for life-threatening conditions
Change Healthcare acquires PROMETHEUS Analytics for value-based reimbursement
Includes over 90 episodes of care as opposed to single procedure services
US radiology lab sues CIGNA over nearly $400,000 in COVID-19 claims
Cigna accused of withholding reimbursement for diagnostic and treatment services of COVID-19 patients
Easing reimbursement policies could sustain telemedicine expansion
Embracing remote exams makes more sense than ever as the US grapples with COVID-19
Three ways payers and providers are improving collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic
Insights from Steve Jax, alliance manager of strategic payer relationships for Availity
Struggling with self-pay: two paths
Insights from John Talaga, executive vice president for Healthcare at Flywire
Addressing social determinants of health to improve community care
Insights from UPMC on a key consideration for truly value-based care
CMS puts a hold on paperwork requirements, expands access to telehealth
Doctors can spend more time and communicate remotely with patients during pandemic
DOJ files suit against Anthem for fraud
Allegedly submitted inaccurate medical codes for higher payments for its Medicare Advantage plans
Why insurers are adding air medical services to their networks
Understanding the unique advantage coverage brings to payors
More than $5.5 billion wasted on low-value healthcare, says survey
Low-value care services widespread across US
Lowest income bracket in US contributes 33.9 percent of its income to healthcare
Researchers point to long-term care expenses and out-of-pocket costs
American College of Physicians endorses 'Medicare for All', public option
'We can and must imagine what a better health care system looks like, and be committed to attaining it'
Insured or not, unnecessary care is a problem among pediatric patients
Researchers find roughly one in ten children received unneeded services in 2014