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Government Accountability Office Asks CMS to Assess Telehealth Quality for Medicaid Beneficiaries
With rising use of telehealth around the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S.... Read More »
Massive Digital Health System for Veterans Plagued by Patient Safety Risks, Watchdog Finds
The Department of Veterans Affairs' $16 billion project to digitize health records kicked... Read More »
Exemptions, Education Avert Mass Employee Exodus as Vaccine Mandate Deadline Passes
A key COVID-19 vaccine mandate deadline for nursing home employees passed on March 15 without... Read More »
Doctors Often Turn to Google Translate to Talk to Patients. They Want a Better Option
For some providers treating patients who do not speak English, Google Translate has become a... Read More »
Using Online Provider Reviews to Tackle Discrimination, Patient Safety
A recent study shows how online provider reviews can help identify discrimination in... Read More »
Doctors, Companies Push to Keep Looser, Pandemic-Era Rules for Prescribing Opioid Addiction Treatment via Telemedicine
Rules for getting medications to treat opioid dependency were relaxed during the COVID-19... Read More »
Medical Boards Pressured to Let It Slide When Doctors Spread COVID Misinformation
A survey conducted by the Federation of State Medical Boards late last year found that... Read More »
Federal Court Strikes Down Part of HHS Surprise Billing Rule
A federal court has rejected the Biden administration's interpretation of key language in... Read More »