Posts Tagged: patient

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Obama Praises Medicare For All Idea As He Begins Campaigning For The Midterms.  Politico, September 7, 2018.  Obama gives his support for Medicare For All. 2) UnitedHealthCare wins challenge of 2014 Medicare Advantage overpayment rule. Modern Healthcare,… 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) To lower drug costs, CMS wants Medicare Part D plans to loosen formularies. STAT News, August 30, 2018.  In an effort to lower drug costs the Trump administration is allowing Medicare Part D plans to… Read the rest »

Do you know who is accessing the practice’s patient’s protected health information (“PHI”)? While many healthcare providers would quickly respond, “of course,” healthcare providers would be surprised to find out how easily it is to access electronic PHI stored on hard drives and electronic medical records (“EMR”). We can help your practice stay on top… 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) Medicare: Seniors want coverage for dental care. Knox News, July 23, 2018.  Seniors are urging Medicare to make dental coverage available. 2) Bon Secours Health System, Mercy Health to complete merger in the fall. The Baltimore Sun,… 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) Republican Tax Leader Seeks to Restore Obamacare Funds. Bloomberg News, July 16, 2018.  Brady discussing potential restoration of ACA risk adjustment payments. 2) Resorts Working To Offer Quality Care For Customers With Cancer. The New York Times,… Read the rest »

If so, you’re not alone. Many physicians are overwhelmed by their electronic health records systems. 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… 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) FDA Approves First Drug From Marijuana Plant. The Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2018.  The prescription drug will be used to treat rare forms of epilepsy. 2) Governor Floats Hospital Tax to Pay for Medicaid Expansion.… Read the rest »

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is performing more and more HIPAA audits, and every day the news is full of patient data breaches. 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… Read the rest »