Monthly Archives: December 2017

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) 2017 was a big year for FDA digital health regulations. Healthcare IT News, December 26, 2017. The FDA revised regulatory processes, implemented a pre-certification program and released new guidance this year. 2) ‘Nobody Thought… Read the rest »

There were many healthcare headlines in 2017, especially with the changing political atmosphere. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). Some of the… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals ramp up efforts to reduce maternal deaths in Michigan. Crain’s, December 20, 2017. Michigan ranks eighth in the nation for its maternal mortality rate and hospitals are attempting to lower this number. 2)… Read the rest »

In light of the opioid crisis, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched new websites regarding how HIPAA applies to mental and behavioral health information. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) House OKs new bills to fight opioid epidemic. The Detroit News, December 13, 2017. The Michigan House approved multiple bills aimed at combating the opioid epidemic by tracking and controlling the flow of prescription… Read the rest »

Over 18,000 Henry Ford Healthy System patients had their protected health information hacked and there are many lessons to be learned for practices of all sizes. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Top federal health agency failed to fix billing problem for years – and may have cost taxpayers up to $102 million. CNBC, December 5, 2017. CMS failed to fix a billing code discrepancy for… Read the rest »

It’s that time of year, when you should alert your patients to impending health insurance deadlines. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here).… Read the rest »