AMA ADOPTS NEW TELEMEDICINE STANDARDS

Wednesday the American Medical Association formally adopted new telemedicine standards designed to improve patient access to physicians, utilization of telemedicine and assurance of quality and safety standards in health care involving telemedicine.  The standards are also aimed at ensuring appropriate insurance …

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CMS Releases Proposed Rule on Accountable Care Organizations

After much anticipation, several federal agencies released documents today addressing legal issues regarding Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Significantly, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule that would establish ACOs under the Medicare Shared Savings Program …

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