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CMS reports 34.5M telehealth services delivered March through June

Data released this past week from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services show that more than 34.5 million services were delivered via telehealth in Medicare and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program from March through June. Although the agency notes there is always a “claims lag” between the time a service occurs and when… Read More »

Coronavirus cases surge in U.S. and Brazil as Germany reports more outbreaks, but markets don’t seem worried

People enjoy the beach in Leme, south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 21, 2020 during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA A surge in coronavirus cases in the U.S. and Brazil, and further outbreaks in Germany — where the reproduction rate of the disease has risen substantially — are concerning global health experts,… Read More »

The Number of Children Without Vaccinations Has Skyrocketed Since 2001, New Reports Find

The number of children who have not received vaccines for preventable diseases has quadrupled since 2001, to an estimated 100,000 individuals, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Using data from the National Immunization Survey-Child, the CDC report published Thursday found that in 2017, “the percentage of children… Read More »