Changes coming to your Medicare pay; childhood signs point to adult diabetes

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

MIPS, E/M changes highlight 2020 Medicare fee schedule

By Gregory Twachtman

Changes will be in performance year 2021, which will affect payment in 2023.

Other news:

Signs of adult diabetes apparent in very young children

Disturbed HDL cholesterol metabolism may be one of the earliest features of type 2 diabetes.

Body weight influences SGLT2-inhibitor effects in type 1 diabetes

Patients with a high body mass index gain the most benefit from sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors added to insulin.

President to nominate oncologist to lead FDA

President Trump has indicated his intent to nominate Stephen Hahn, MD, as FDA Commissioner.

Measles causes B-cell changes, leading to ‘immune amnesia’

This leads to an increase in secondary infections after a bout of measles.

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