- CMS Releases Regulations To Overhaul Medicaid Managed Care May 26, 2015The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services unveiled Tuesday nearly 700 pages of long-anticipated rules that will impact millions of Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries currently enrolled in managed care organizations, as well as stakeholders like health care providers, insurers and state agencies. The federal regulations have not been updated since 2002.
- More Nurses Allowed To Practice Without Doctor’s Oversight May 26, 2015Nurse practitioners can order tests, prescribe drugs and administer treatments in 20 states. Groups representing doctors are fighting the laws that expand this autonomy, saying nurses don't have the proper training. In another effort to innovate care, hospitals are turning to technology to monitor patients around the clock.
- California’s Exchange Will Be First To Cap Patient Costs For Pricey Medications May 26, 2015Most consumers with Covered California plans will have a $250-a-month limit, per prescription, on out-of-pocket costs. The cap goes into effect in January.
- CMS Releases Regulations To Overhaul Medicaid Managed Care May 26, 2015
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From The Oregonian: Reports of errors in Oregon hospitals grew slightly last year, according to the Oregon Patient Safety Commission. But that might actually be good news. The commission relies on voluntary reporting, and has been struggling to persuade hospitals … Continue reading
The Oregon Patient Safety Commission (OPSC) has recently redesigned its website to include a patient portal, with tools and tips to empower patients with their health care decisions. On the site, patients or families with care concerns can find help … Continue reading