Diabetes Health in the News: Medicare to Pay for Complex Medical Care

A new set of Medicare rules put into effect on January 1, 2017 will help to more adequately pay physicians for the time-consuming work of managing chronic healthcare needs among older patients. Under these new rules, physicians will be paid for the legwork associated with working in healthcare teams to improve care for older adults with hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, and similar serious health issues.

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Diabetes Health in the News: Collaborative Care with Pharmacists Improves Care for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Those who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes receive better care when they are treated by a multidisciplinary collaborative care team, a study revealed. These findings were reported by the National University of Singapore, which conducted a six-month trial with patients selected from four health institutions. These patients were over 21 years old and had been diagnosed with polypharmacy, comorbidities, and uncontrolled type 2

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Diabetes Health In The News: Collaborative Care with Pharmacists Improves Care for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Those who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes receive better care when they are treated by a multidisciplinary collaborative care team, a study revealed. These findings were reported by the National University of Singapore, which conducted a six-month trial with patients selected from four health institutions. These patients were over 21 years old and had been diagnosed with polypharmacy, comorbidities, and uncontrolled type 2

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Diabetes Health in the News: Medicare to Pay for Complex Medical Care

A new set of Medicare rules put into effect on January 1, 2017 will help to more adequately pay physicians for the time-consuming work of managing chronic healthcare needs among older patients. Under these new rules, physicians will be paid for the legwork associated with working in healthcare teams to improve care for older adults with hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, and similar serious health issues.

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Diabetes Health In The News Podcast: Medical Costs Jump By Largest Amount in 32 Years

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Nov-24_-2016_-10_00_30-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! New government data shows that surging prescription drug and medical costs are affecting the wallets of American consumers. In August 2016, the cost of medical care in the U.S. rose by 1% – the quickest rate since 1984. The cost of prescription drugs also rose 1.3%, bringing

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