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CMS: 93% of Clinicians Get Positive Payment Adjustments for MIPS Year 1

For the first time, starting in 2019, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will reimburse healthcare providers for certain virtual care visits with patients, regardless of the patient’s location—a move that drew praise from many healthcare leaders as helping to advance telehealth. On Nov. 1, CMS published its final rule providing updates to… Read More »

U.N. employee in eastern Congo tests positive for Ebola

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – A plumber working for the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry said on Friday, the first case of a U.N. worker contracting the disease during the current outbreak. The plumber is believed to have contracted the… Read More »

U.N. employee in eastern Congo tests positive for Ebola: U.N. memo

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – A United Nations employee in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the first such incident during the current outbreak, the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO) there said on Friday in a letter to staff. “I am writing today to inform you that… Read More »