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    • Telehealth Billing Compliance: Medicare Says Goodbye to the GT Modifier

      Telehealth Billing Compliance: Medicare Says Goodbye to the GT Modifier0

      For over a decade, Medicare has required providers to append special modifiers to their CPT and HCPCS codes when billing for telehealth services. The two primary modifiers for telehealth services were GT (indicating the service was delivered via an interactive audio and video telecommunications system) and GQ (indicating the service was delivered via an asynchronous

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    • Telemonitoring benefits remain unclear for patients with cardiac disorders

      Telemonitoring benefits remain unclear for patients with cardiac disorders0

      March 12, 2018 To prevent cardiac death, people with certain cardiac disorders are implanted with electronic devices designed to automatically stimulate the heartbeat or counteract serious arrhythmia if necessary. Nowadays these devices also permit to monitor heart function from a distance. In case of conspicuous recordings, the physician may take additional therapeutic

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    • Magic Johnson at HIMSS18: Stay focused on what’s really important

      Magic Johnson at HIMSS18: Stay focused on what’s really important0

      LAS VEGAS — In a boisterous and often uproariously funny closing keynote at HIMSS18, NBA legend and business magnate Earvin “Magic” Johnson also offered some inspirational lessons about health, ambition, work ethic and community building. Johnson eschewed the stage to stand at ground level – at six feet, nine inches, he was still easy to

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    • Magic Johnson at HIMSS18: Stay focused on what’s really important

      Magic Johnson at HIMSS18: Stay focused on what’s really important0

      LAS VEGAS — In a boisterous and often uproariously funny closing keynote at HIMSS18, NBA legend and business magnate Earvin “Magic” Johnson also offered some inspirational lessons about health, ambition, work ethic and community building. Johnson eschewed the stage to stand at ground level – at six feet, nine inches, he was still easy to

    • Cybersecurity must be a hands-on boardroom concern, expert says

      Cybersecurity must be a hands-on boardroom concern, expert says0

      LAS VEGAS — Despite signs that risk management in the healthcare space is maturing, dangerous cybersecurity gaps still loom and provider confidence in their own ability to stop an attack is flat, according to the third annual HIMSS Analytics and Symantec IT Security and Risk Management report, unveiled at the HIMSS18 global conference this week.

    • Google, Oracle and others make precision medicine moves at HIMSS18

      Google, Oracle and others make precision medicine moves at HIMSS180

      Precision medicine is a hot topic at HIMSS18, and late in the week, multiple companies were making news in this field that many experts say is key to advancing the future of healthcare. The majority of healthcare and life sciences organizations are active with precision medicine initiatives – 62 percent participate in research activities to

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