Posts Tagged: Medicare

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 »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Health records vendor settles false claims suit for $155M. The AP, May 31, 2017. One of the largest EHR vendors is paying to settle allegations that it caused healthcare providers to submit false claims.… Read the rest »

If not, you can face hefty fines and lawsuits from the federal government – just like UnitedHealth. 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 »

It seems that telemedicine is here to stay. Especially in Michigan. 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). Michigan has the most lenient… 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) Feds join second Medicare Advantage fraud lawsuit against UnitedHealth. Modern Healthcare, March 28, 2017. The DOJ has joined another lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group alleging that the insurer claimed patients were sicker than they were.… 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) Poll: As people move toward old age, optimism sets in. The Detroit News, March 22, 2017. Many concerns, including declining health, lack of independence and memory loss, all lessen in people as they age.… 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) HIE use leads to shorter lengths of hospital stay, lower chance of ED readmission. Healthcare IT News, March 8, 2017. Efficiency and quality improve when physicians can access patient EHR data via a regional… 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 »