Posts Tagged: guidance

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Meaningful Measures specifics emerge: CMS program will track 18 areas. Healthcare IT News, November 28, 2017. CMS released core measures that aim to focus on high-quality healthcare and meaningful outcomes for patients. 2) Drug… Read the rest »

Opioid abuse is rampant and physicians are being held accountable for drugs prescribed by the federal government. 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… 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) New Prescription: Doctor Offices that Look Like Apple Stores. AP, January 17, 2017. Forward is a health-management service that charges $149 per month to tend to patients’ primary care needs. 2) Snyder hints he’ll… 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) Federal health officials, insurers agree on how to rate doctors’ quality. The Washington Post, February 16, 2016. CMS and the health insurance industry have agreed on measures for physician quality in seven areas. 2)… 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) DMC goes it alone in class action on nurses’ pay. Crain’s, August 2, 2015. The DMC is the sole remaining defendant in a 2006 class action lawsuit about colluding to suppress wages among more… 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) OIG to CMS: Make EHR fraud prevention efforts a priority. Healthcare IT News, April 1, 2015.  The Office of Inspector General is yet again calling out CMS for failing to address fraud vulnerabilities in… Read the rest »