Posts Tagged: insurance

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Senators Put Pressure on Billing Company Involved In Data Breach. TheHill, June 7, 2019. The breach involved an unauthorized user gaining access to the system of the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), the billing collection… 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: Revenue Problems for Hospitals under new Michigan Auto Insurance Law. Crains Detroit. June 2, 2019 Suburban Detroit hospital systems appear to be at risk of losing millions of dollars in annual revenue as a result… 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: Transition to ‘Medicare for All’ health care system could be complicated, say budget analysts. The Washington Times, May 22, 2019. After hashing out the details analysts are worried that the transition to Medicare for All… 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: U.S. primary care experiment aims to spur innovation. Its impact depends on the answer to these questions. STAT, April 25, 2019. The initiative aims to pay doctors to use technology before health problems start. 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) House passes multiple Medicaid bills. E&C, December 11, 2018.  The House of Representatives passed the Improving Medicaid Programs and Opportunities for Eligible Beneficiaries (IMPROVE) Act. 2) ACOs object to proposed the Medicare rules. The Washington Post,… 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) Healthcare.gov breach compromised applicants’ financial, immigration data. The Washington Times, November 10, 2018.  The hack back in October compromised the personal information of people who applied for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act. 2)… Read the rest »

Now that you know what you need, and you know the necessary steps to start your required HIPAA Risk Assessment, you can start looking into cyber insurance options and applications. Cyber insurance is essential.  Doctors and health care providers who deal with electronic protected health information (ePHI) should look to further protect themselves by purchasing cyber… 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) Administration Moving Forward on Drug-Price Transparency Measures. Bloomberg, August 23, 2018.  Trump Administration takes a step forward on drug-price transparency measures. 2) Kansas Governor’s Task Force Support Medicaid Expansion. U.S. News, August 23, 2018. The task… Read the rest »