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Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Aspirus acquiring Ascension hospitals, clinics in Wisconsin Fox 6 Aspirus Health is buying seven Ascension hospitals, 21 clinics, and transport services in parts of Wisconsin. CMS issues final rule for Medicare coverage of breakthrough technologies:… Read the rest »

While telehealth’s popularity skyrocketed during COVID-19, telehealth for behavioral health treatment was used more widely than telehealth for physical symptoms. 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… 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: Fired physicians win $10.6M arbitration award against Tenet Becker’s Hospital Review Two former Detroit Medical Center cardiologists won an arbitration award against Tenet Healthcare, following their termination from hospital leadership positions. U.S. officials report more… Read the rest »

While healthcare apps are increasing in number and accuracy, they are still unable to outperform primary care physicians. 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… Read the rest »

Rickard & Associates wishes you all the best in 2021! Have a happy and safe New Year! As always, in our next blog post, we will keep you informed of related issues.  To get this important information delivered directly to your mail box, click here to Subscribe. Do you need help staying current and compliant with… Read the rest »

When a whistleblower suit is brought against a company or practice, there were usually many warnings that were ignored or not dealt with appropriately. Many times, wrongdoings are brought to light internally first. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and… 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: Staff at hospitals in DC, Texas turn down COVID-19 vaccine Becker’s Hospital Review Multiple hospitals have employees refusing to get vaccinated. How top EHR vendors are prepping their systems for COVID-19 vaccines Healthcare IT News… Read the rest »

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) proposed new changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. 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 »