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CMS emergency transport model supports telehealth, non-hospital venues

Dive Brief: CMS is launching a new payment model for ambulance services that aims to lower out-of-pocket costs for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries while assuring appropriate care. The new model — Emergency Triage, Treatment and Transport (ET3) — will pay first responders for care provided onsite via EMS crews or telehealth, as well as unscheduled emergency transport to… Read More »

Insurance Gaps May Increase Emergency Department Visits in Children With Asthma

November 26, 2018 Share this content: Children with asthma who have gaps in their health insurance coverage may use emergency department services more often than those who do not experience gaps. Insurance coverage gaps for children with asthma may result in increased emergency department use, possibly related to inferior access to health care, according to… Read More »