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A healthcare administrator who returned to the ICU amid the coronavirus epidemic had a memorable patient to care for – with a little help from an app. When I was a child, there was a show on TV called The Naked City. At the conclusion of each show, a baritone…
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I'm Aspen Albright. I'm 13 years old and I live in Maryland. I like writing and acting a lot, and I especially have a thing for video games. Here are my thoughts on the coronavirus: In a lot of ways, quarantine is like a video game to me. I can…
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My name is Madison Allen. I am a 15-year-old girl who loves spending her time outdoors or hanging out with her friends. If neither of those options are available, then I don’t really know what else to do to cure boredom. I love technology, don’t get me wrong, but I…
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When the news broke out that the school year of 2020 was over, it was a huge shock to my friends and me. We never imagined that anything this crazy would ever happen to us in our lifetimes, let alone a deadly virus. It just happened so fast – on…
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On March 12, when my father told me that I couldn’t see my friends anymore, I was peeved. There were only nine cases in Minnesota, and I was going to lose a couple of weeks or more from the end of my senior year! None of my friends were quarantined;…
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Back billing is key to remaining in business during COVID-19. One of the questions that I have heard repeatedly during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic was why numerous clients were being prevented from working during a time in which we seemed to need so many healthcare providers. One of my clients…
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The future of telehealth is too uncertain. It is clearly too early to speculate about life after the COVID-19 pandemic. But one question that many are seeking to answer is this: what is the future of telehealth, once the public health emergency has ended? While Seema Verma, the Centers for…
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More money to offset the impact of COVID-19. EDITOR’S NOTE: During recent weeks, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been announcing revisions to its regulatory requirements on a near-daily basis to ease administrative and logistical burdens on providers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As such, articles published…
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Employment security, health insurance, and mental health are issues that are dominating care management. The dramatic rise in unemployment has received considerable focus across the country, with so many experiencing challenges with health insurance, access to care, and added numbers of persons at risk for issues associated with the social…
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Reimbursement for such services has grown during recent weeks. Many healthcare entities are facing tough economic times. There is a possible solution that benefits patients while also providing revenue that may help healthcare organizations survive.  Send something to all patients explaining that they can use telehealth for nearly all visits…