Posts Tagged: MACRA

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Health insurers urged to ‘do the right thing’ after Harvey. Houston Chronicle, September 6, 2017. The Texas Department of Insurance is urging health insurers to loosen restrictions for people seeking medical or mental 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) Budget deal advances plan to test Medicaid mental health integration. Crain’s, June 20, 2017. A controversial plan set to integrate the state’s physical and mental health delivery system for Medicaid patients is set to… 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) Ascension partners with Lyft to ease patient transportation. Modern Healthcare, December 20, 2016. Ascension partnered with Lyft to ensure that the most vulnerable patients always have a ride. 2) Sales Executive Pleads Guilty in… 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) 10 Infant Deaths May Be Related to Teething Remedies, F.D.A. Says. The New York Times, October 18, 2016. The FDA is investigating the use of homeopathic teething gels and tablets in relation to 10… Read the rest »

Many physician practices are not. MACRA is a big difference in how physicians are paid. 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). The… 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 Heightens Warning About Drug Combinations. The Wall Street Journal, August 31, 2016. The FDA issued its most serious safety warning about drug combinations that will be required on opioid painkiller labels. 2) Hospital,… 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) Could Medicare’s new doctor payment system endanger small and rural practices? The Washington Post, August 23, 2016. Many physicians in rural, solo and small practices worry that MACRA will cause great financial pressure. 2)… Read the rest »