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How to Bill for Telehealth and COVID-19 Tests

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 20, 2020 — Many medical practices have long wanted to use telehealth to perform office visits and other evaluation and management (E/M) services. The technology readily exists and many electronic health records are set up to do telehealth visits. The …

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Bill Gates Talks About Fears and Implications of Coronavirus via AMA on Reddit

Bill Gates Talks About Fears and Implications of Coronavirus via AMA on Reddit

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit addressed fears on the coronavirus pandemic and offered his views on its yet-to-be-found cure. During this latest AMA session, Gates cautioned that while the whole world is reeling with the effects of coronavirus, developing nations in the …

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Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates leaves board Microsoft on Friday announced that co-founder Bill Gates has left its board of directors to devote more time to philanthropy. The 64-year-old stopped being involved in day-to-day operations at the firm more than a decade ago, turning his attention to the foundation he launched …

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Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Cut Medical Bill Worries, Study Finds

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By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People living in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are less likely to be uninsured or struggling with the strain of unpaid medical bills, a new study finds. The study is the latest to examine …

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New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees

News Picture: New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees

By Dennis Thompsonand Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Two key House panels on Thursday cleared the Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, amid growing backlash from consumer and medical groups that oppose the GOP plan. Following a marathon session, the House Ways and …

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House Republicans come out against Dem bill ahead of vote

House Republicans come out against Dem bill ahead of vote

House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks before signing the Coronavirus Emergency Response Package which passed the House with only three votes against it on Capitol Hill on March 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum | Getty Images House Republicans made clear Thursday that they won’t support the new …

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Trump Signs Coronavirus Emergency Spending Bill but Cancels Visit to C.D.C.

Trump Signs Coronavirus Emergency Spending Bill but Cancels Visit to C.D.C.

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an $8.3 billion emergency spending bill to confront the coronavirus outbreak on Friday morning but at the last minute scrapped plans to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, forgoing a chance to tour the nerve center of the government’s response to …

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2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

The foundation that has donated more than $50 billion in grants to improve global health and reduce inequities launched with a single article. In January 1997, The New York Times published the story, “For Third World, Water Is Still a Deadly Drink,” which described in grim detail how diarrheal illnesses …

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Bill Belichick and Tom Brady need to talk

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Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports (Belichick); Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports (Brady); Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports (Taylor) INDIANAPOLIS – Tom Brady and Bill Belichick need to talk. For their own good. For the good of other quarterback-uncertain teams. And for the good of the rest of us, too. Here at the NFL’s …

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Broad anti-tobacco bill narrowly passes House

Broad anti-tobacco bill narrowly passes House

But in the days ahead of the vote, members, including Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, raised concerns about the impact that measures like a menthol ban would have on already over-policed black communities. As the House’s No. 3 Democrat, Clyburn — also the highest ranking African American in Congress — is …

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