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: 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: Gestational Diabetes Hypertension Increases Diabetes Risk

A recent study completed at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LA aimed to determine how a combination of hypertension and gestational diabetes affected later diabetes risk. This was completed by examining approximately 1,260 Chinese women with a history of gestational diabetes. The results from this study showed that women who had both hypertension and gestational diabetes – and those who didn’t use

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