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Durable medical equipment suppliers get temporary HHS and CMS waivers to help Texas Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries due to the state’s winter storm.
Elizabeth Fowler of the Commonwealth Fund will likely lead the CMS Innovation Center, which tests health care payment systems.
President Biden’s pick for HHS secretary, Xavier Becerra, is scheduled to face supporters and detractors at US Senate confirmation hearings next week.
Telehealth programs may cause risks to patients if they don’t provide sufficient user training or prove unable to overcome technology inequalities, ECRI says.
Former CMS deputy director of policy and regulation Chiquita Brooks-LaSure has been tapped by US President Biden to lead the agency.
The House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means panels voted last week to radically increase US funding for COVID-19 tests, telehealth visits.