New legislative and regulatory changes are set to expand mental health services covered by Medicare in the USA. For the first time, mental health counsellors and marriage and family therapists will be permitted to provide services to seniors from January 2022. Additionally, Medicare will add up to 19 hours of intensive outpatient care weekly as a benefit and expand mobile crisis services. However, questions remain around payment levels and oversight of coverage within Medicare Advantage plans.
Health Tech | Safeguarding health: Navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity in healthcare | News
The integration of technology in healthcare, while beneficial, has increased the sector’s vulnerability to cyber threats. Cybercriminals target healthcare data due to its high value,