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CMS unveils participants in new ambulance payment model

Dive Brief: CMS has unveiled the providers that will participate in its new, voluntary payment model designed to alter reimbursement for emergency services for Medicare fee-for-services members. The agency selected 205 applicants from 36 states and D.C. to participate in the five-year payment program, known as the ET3 model, or emergency triage, treat and transport.… Read More »

Siemens Healthineers Unveils Two New Radiotherapy Planning CT Scanners

Siemens Healthineers unveiled two new CT scanners specifically designed for radiation therapy planning. The SOMATOM go.Sim and SOMATOM go.Open Pro are 64-slice and 128-slice devices, respectively, and feature an 85 cm opening suitable for larger patients. To make patient prep easier and faster, the scanners come with an optional DirectLasers system mounted on top of… Read More »

Pelosi Unveils Her Health Care Priorities and How She’ll Get Them Passed

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has laid out her legislative plans to tackle numerous health care issues. As the Associated Press reports, priorities include holding hearings on “Medicare for all” and bolstering the financial aid available to families purchasing health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). Another priority is reducing the… Read More »