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Medicare & Insurance

CMS: Data Release Targets Consumer Transparency on Medical Services and Physician Payment

Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary, recently announced the release of new, privacy-protected data regarding services and procedures provided to Medicare beneficiaries by physicians and other healthcare professionals in 2012; included in the dataset were service locations such as military treatment facilities, comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation, and skilled nursing facilities.

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Blogs

Catch Up On Ann Eubank’s Latest Posts, Visit From the Roots: Clinician’s Blog!

The latest posts on From the Roots: Clinician’s Blog call into question a recent Disney ride protocol change for individuals with disabilities and their families and remind therapists to remain fresh and engaged for patients who, in the midst of personal trauma, may be forced to act as their only healthcare advocate. The blog is sponsored by TiLite.