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CMS ups Medicare payment for at-home vaccinations to about $75 per dose

CMS is increasing the payment for administering at-home Covid-19 vaccinations from around $40 to $75 per dose. The move comes amid the Biden administration’s push to boost vaccinations nationwide, including among older adults who may not be able to access vaccine sites.

Brigham and Women’s, Biofourmis launch hospital-at-home solution nationwide

The Boston-based hospital and digital therapeutics company are rolling out their co-developed remote monitoring solution across the country, which can help hospitals rapidly implement hospital-at-home programs. The announcement comes soon after CMS launched a program enabling health systems to provide hospital-level care at home for more than 60 conditions.

Lucira’s All-In-One Test Kit Receives the US FDA’s EUA as the First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home

Shots: The Lucira’s COVID-19 all-in-one test kit test has been authorized for home use with self-collected nasal swab samples in individuals aged≥ 14yrs. who are suspected of COVID-19 by their HCPs It is also authorized for use in POC settings for all ages, but samples must be collected by an HCP when the test is …

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DispatchHealth adds to evidence backing safety, efficacy of hospital-at-home programs

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and a growing interest in at-home care, DispatchHealth has published new data showing that its hospital-at-home program did not result in unexpected deaths, serious adverse events or patients being subsequently admitted to a skilled nursing facility.