Posts Tagged: HHS

Medicare paid $729 million to doctors and health workers improperly. 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). A recent U.S. Department of Health… Read the rest »

Not all healthcare entities are reporting breaches as required by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR). 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.… Read the rest »

It is important that you, your employees, and your patients are aware of the latest scam and know how to react. 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… 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) Why Intuitive Surgical Is Increasing R&D Spending by Over 30%. Fox Business, February 7, 2017. Intuitive Surgical is increasing research and development funding to work on the next generation of robotic surgery. 2) Children’s… Read the rest »

In the wake of the TeamHealth Holdings settlement, it might be time to perform an internal audit and make sure no one at your practice is guilty of up-coding. 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… Read the rest »

Starting in 2017, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) will be conducting on-site audits of hospitals. 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Furor Over Drug Prices Puts Patient Advocacy Groups in Bind. The New York Times, September 27, 2016. Patient advocacy groups have not spoken out against the cost of drugs, because many of the groups… 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) U.S. Officials Propose Test Program Aimed at Lowering Medicare Drug Costs. The Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2016. A proposed test program would see if lowering reimbursements would prompt Medicare doctors to choose lower-cost… Read the rest »