Topic: Defensive Medicine
While the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly in China, the number of cases in the U.S. has held steady with only five people sick with the virus.
Federal officials are urging providers to monitor patients for potential symptoms of the coronavirus that has sparked an outbreak in China.
There’s a glaring blind spot that has defied the push for hospital efficiency—the payment of physicians for their administrative work.
WASHINGTON—Payers worried about extraneous costs in telehealth should look at the upside, stakeholders advise.