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: 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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) New Trump administration rule will require hospitals post prices online. The Hill, August 3, 2018.  Hospitals will be required to post online a list of their standard charges. 2) Prime Healthcare Services To Pay $65M… 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) President Trump Nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh for The Supreme Court. The Washington Post, July 9, 2018.  Kavanaugh is nominated by Trump to succeed Supreme Court Justice  Anthony M. Kennedy. 2) CMS quit test of pricey cancer… 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) Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Signature Healthcare Settled For $30 Million. The Tennessean, June 11, 2018.  A Tennessee nursing home did meaningless therapies to maximize profits. 2) CMS Unveils New Guidance To Help States Fight Opioid Epidemic.… Read the rest »

Two major Detroit institutes are planning potential affiliation: Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University. 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 »