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Breaking down Biden's 2025 proposed budget: Here are his top health priorities

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trillion budget for fiscal year 2025 on Monday, which continued upon and expanded key health items from previous years. Drug price negotiations and Medicare solvency were just two areas HHS officials hit upon while unveiling President Biden's 2025 fiscal year proposed budget. President Biden unveiled a proposed $7.3

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Payers up against slight decline in 2025 Medicare Advantage payments

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Medicare Advantage (MA) payments are set to decrease yet again in 2025 as the feds phase in significant changes to risk adjustment. Medicare Advantage payments are set to decrease yet again in 2025 as the feds phase in significant changes to risk adjustment.

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Humana withdraws 2025 earnings outlook on unsatisfactory MA rates

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Because of the final rates for next year, Humana will have to enact “larger benefit reductions to achieve stable margins,” its CFO told investors.

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Deadline to Request a 2025 QCDR Measure Preview Meeting is May 17

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CMS reminder that the deadline to request a 2025 Qualified Clinical Data Registry measure preview meeting with CMS and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System QCDR/Registry Support Team is May 17, 2024. The post Deadline to Request a 2025 QCDR Measure Preview Meeting is May 17 appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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Humana reaffirms 2025 guidance as CMS pitches decrease in MA benchmark payments

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Humana reaffirmed its guidance in the face of likely cuts in Medicare Advantage payment rates for 2025, despite saying the proposed decrease was higher than it expected. Humana reaffirmed its guidance in the face of likely cuts in Medicare Advantage payment rates for 2025, despite saying the proposed decrease was higher than it expected.

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2025 Hospital IPPS and LTCH PPS – CMS-1808-P Fact Sheet

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On April 10, 2024, CMS issued the fiscal year 2025 Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment system and long-term care hospital prospective payment system proposed rule. The proposed rule would update Medicare fee-for-service payment rates and policies for inpatient hospitals and LTCHs for FY 2025.

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Cleveland Clinic to launch prescription delivery via drone in 2025, starting with specialty and rush medications

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Cleveland Clinic plans to launch a drone delivery service to bring certain medications directly to patients’ homes, starting in 2025. | Cleveland Clinic plans to launch a drone delivery service to bring certain medications directly to patients’ homes, starting in 2025.

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