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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: Trump-era law on surprise medical bills advances under Biden The Detroit News The Biden administration is putting protections into place that were enacted under legislation signed by former President Trump. Accreditor places Louisiana medical school… Read the rest »

If you are administering the COVID-19 vaccine, you may be wondering if you are subject to any liability as lawsuits stemming from the vaccine and side effects increase. While you cannot prevent a lawsuit, you may be able to reduce your chances of paying large settlements. We can help your practice get up to date… 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. Telehealth continues to maintain its popularity. 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… 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 »

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: Federal regulators want state to resolve Medicaid backlog. AP, May 5, 2019. Federal regulators have asked the state to work on resolving its backlog of more than 70,000 applicants in Ohio. 2) Scrap ‘Obamacare’? Maybe… 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: Trump, GOP asks appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare’. AP, May 1, 2019. The Trump administration formally asks the appeals court to strike down the Affordable Care Act. 2) Medicare-for-all gets a reality check. The Washington… 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 »