Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:
- CMS expands list of telehealth services that can get Medicare reimbursement Fierce Healthcare
CMS added new telehealth services that will be reimbursed by Medicare, to accelerate use of telehealth.
- The collapse of the Beaumont-Advocate Aurora merger: A timeline Becker’s Hospital Review
After many concerns were raised about the proposed merger, the merger was eventually called off.
- Regeneron’s drug becomes first FDA-approved Ebola virus treatment Reuters
The U.S. FDA approved Inmazeb, a drug for adults and children, as the first Ebola virus treatment.
- Facebook to block ads discouraging people from getting vaccines The Detroit News
A new Facebook policy will prevent ads that discourage people form getting vaccines, in an effort to prevent harm to public health efforts.
- 10 things we’ve learned about COVID-19 so far Becker’s Hospital Review
While we still have a lot to learn about COVID-19, we have learned some lessons and know more about the virus than in past months.
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