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Diabetes medication 'crisis' is costing the NHS £1billion every year

Diabetes medication cost the NHS £1billion in the last year, as prescriptions for the condition reach record levels, official figures show. Almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs are now for diabetes treatment. Data from NHS Digital shows that of the £8.8billion spent on prescribing drugs in 2017/18, more than £1billion went on diabetes… Read More »

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 »