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

Living With Type 1: Concerned about someone else’s health? How dare they!

I’m not used to worrying about other people’s health. Dealing with type 1 diabetes is enough, I’d wager. But over the last year or so, I’ve had to think of others’ health more frequently. And I hate it. Let me back up a moment before going further. It has been more than two years since … Continue reading Living With Type 1: Concerned about someone else’s health? How dare they!

Diabetes Health Round Up

With so much going on ( election, political turmoil, hurricanes), you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy!   AskNadia: Physician Was Angry When I Pointed Out … Continue reading Diabetes Health Round Up

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 | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick 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 … Continue reading Diabetes Health In The News Podcast: Medical Costs Jump By Largest Amount in 32 Years

Diabetes Health in the News: Providers May Be Challenged by Stage 3 Meaningful Use Requirements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements, which are slated to begin in 2018. While the program has over a year until it starts, stakeholders are arguing that it is too burdensome and demanding for providers to meet meaningful use success goals. Some of the greatest challenges … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: Providers May Be Challenged by Stage 3 Meaningful Use Requirements

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Oct-13_-2016_-3_31_20-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements, which are slated to begin in 2018. While the program has over a year until it … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)