COVID-19

Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions Move Forward

While the COVID-19 outbreak has had a significant effect on hospitals’ earnings, healthcare merger and acquisition activity keeps steady, declining only slightly from the previous year’s quarter.


Medical Office Leasing in the COVID-19 Era

New leasing is down, but the overall prognosis is positive.


Will Telemedicine Kill Off Medical Office Space?

It’s unlikely, according to a new study.


Charitable Care in the Age of COVID-19

Clinics and organizations are struggling to serve patients as coronavirus cases rise and the number of people with health insurance declines.


Immigration Suspensions and the American Medical Community

Medical students and professionals may be granted special concessions to study and work in the United States.


Moving Forward With Telehealth in a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly accelerated the use of telehealth. Many in health care do not want to see regulations on virtual care snap back into place once the pandemic ends.


How to Code for COVID-19 Antigen Testing

Antigen testing is a fast, cost-effective way to test for COVID-19. Medical billers and coders now have a new CPT code for tracking these tests.


Product Spotlight

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair System Receives FDA Approval

The FDA has granted premarket approval to Bolton Medical for the TREO Abdominal Stent-Graft System, which is used for endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms below the renal arteries. Consisting of a stent graft and a...


Coding for Virtual Visits

New CMS rules and waivers expanding the use of telemedicine in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have left providers with questions about coding and billing.


Expert: COVID-19 Likely to Change Design of Airborne Infection Isolation Rooms

COVID-19 led to a surge in demand for airborne infection isolation rooms (AIIRs) in hospitals. The pandemic is certain to have a lasting impact on the design of these rooms, according to one expert.