Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

  1. CMS’ proposed outpatient payment rule for 2021: 5 things to know Becker’s Hospital Review

CMS released its Outpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule for 2021, with comments due by October 5.

  1. Teladoc Health absorbs chronic care company Livongo in $18.5B merger Mobi Health News

Teladoc will acquire Livongo primarily with stocks and a cash consideration.

  1. 6 recent hospital, health system executive resignations Becker’s Hospital Review

Six resignations were reported from May through July 2020.

  1. Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount The Detroit News

U.S. testing for COVID-19 is dropping, despite many states having ample tests available.

  1. Scientists develop new way to deliver more drugs through the skin Science Daily

In a study using mice, scientists found applying temporal pressure can create a new way to deliver drugs.

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