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Coronavirus crisis threatens physician practices in DFW and nationwide

March 31, 2020

As the number of cases of coronavirus grows and hospitals across North Texas and nationwide brace for the worst, primary care physicians and some specialist practices are seeing steep drop-offs in visits, threatening their viability and exacerbating the public health crisis.

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How New Practice Payment Strategies Can Help Hospitals Battle COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Making sure primary care physicians stay in business can free up hospitals to treat the most serious cases.

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UTSW, UNTHSC, and Catalyst Team Up to Test First Responders

March 27, 2020

The Tarrant County testing site will help identify those who may not have shown symptoms.

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Coronavirus threatens to shutter doctor’s offices nationwide

March 24, 2020

As hospitals in California and across the country struggle with a surge of coronavirus infection patients, a second crisis is brewing in physicians’ offices, threatening to push the nation’s healthcare system further to the brink.

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Innovation and Generosity on the Front Lines of Coronavirus

March 23, 2020

Mask donations are a godsend, but physicians are worried they won’t be properly paid for virtual visits.

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Virtual doctor visits won’t stop coronavirus, but they’ll help the walking worried survive it

March 22, 2020

As thousands of new patients connect with doctors via smartphones and computers, local health providers beef up their resources to handle the rush.

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Texas is urging patients to seek remote health care. Some insurance plans won’t pay for it.

March 18, 2020

As millions of Texans isolate themselves in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19, state officials are working to ramp up the use of telemedicine. But many health plans are outside of their regulatory authority.

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North Texas Providers Roll Out Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

March 16, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic evolves, public and private health care providers in North Texas are launching drive-thru COVID-19 testing centers, but the capacity for testing remains limited.

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Zero deductibles and $5 copays? How American Airlines and Plano are cutting out-of-pocket health costs

March 2, 2020

Fort Worth offers free virtual visits, too, and penalties for going to the ER without a true emergency.

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Accountable Care Organizations save patients money across East Texas

February 28, 2020

Dr. John Michael Rich and Dr. Eddy Furniss are both part of the Catalyst Health Network, but what exactly is an ACO?…