Should GOP Health Bill Prevail, Say Bye To Insurance Rebates

Jul 08, 2017 at 11:52 pm by Staff

Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News If Senate GOP leaders have their way, the check may not be in the mail. Many consumers collected unexpected rebates after the Aff.... Read More

A Guide to Chronic Care Management

Jul 08, 2017 at 11:46 pm by Staff

By Abhinav Shashank In the last few years, one of the biggest challenges healthcare has faced on the road to value-based care has been chronic care management. The healthca.... Read More

Amount Of Opioids Prescribed In U.S. Has Been Falling Since 2010

Jul 08, 2017 at 11:32 pm by Staff

Vickie Connor Kaiser Health News Ryan Hampton was sitting at his computer at work when he began sweating, feeling sick and unable to concentrate. He went to the ba.... Read More

McConnell Has About $200B In 'Candy' To Make Deals On Obamacare Repeal

Jul 06, 2017 at 12:24 pm by Staff

Michael McAuliff Kaiser Health News The path to 50 votes for an Obamacare replacement bill seemed to narrow dramatically as efforts to craft a quick compromise fou.... Read More

New On The Streets: Drug For Nerve Pain Boosts High For Opioid Abusers

Jul 06, 2017 at 09:38 am by Staff

Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Kaiser Health News On April 5, Ciera Smith sat in a car parked on the gravel driveway of the Rural Women's Recovery Program here with a ch.... Read More

As Seniors Get Sicker, They're More Likely To Drop Medicare Advantage Plans

Jul 06, 2017 at 09:19 am by Staff

Fred Schulte Kaiser Health News When Sol Shipotow enrolled in a new Medicare Advantage health plan earlier this year, he expected to keep the doctor who treats his serious e.... Read More

CMS Signals More MACRA Assistance for Small Practices

Jul 06, 2017 at 08:34 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has again signaled their willingness to try t.... Read More

Integrated Care 101: Coordinating Care, Delivering Value through Innovation

Jul 02, 2017 at 03:19 pm by Staff

By Abhinav Shashank The U.S. healthcare has transformed drastically over the past decade and has successfully managed to provide care to chronically ill patients. However, th.... Read More

June 2017 Digital Edition

Jun 30, 2017 at 08:45 am by Staff

Hospitals Ramp Up Hyperbaric Therapy For Diabetics, Despite Concerns

Jun 29, 2017 at 08:26 pm by Staff

Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News The Villages Regional Hospital did not sweat its decision to add hyperbaric oxygen therapy in 2013. Hyperbaric treatment, increasingly give.... Read More

Insect Venom Shortage Stings Allergy Sufferers This Summer

Jun 29, 2017 at 08:15 pm by Staff

JoNel Aleccia Kaiser Health News As summer begins, signaling peak time for insect stings, allergists across the U.S. are warning of a shortage of a little-known bu.... Read More

Among Doctors in Decision-Making Roles, Fewer Than One in Four Feel 'Well Prepared' For Quality Reporting Rules: AMA/KPMG Survey

Jun 28, 2017 at 08:50 am by Staff

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) promises to reshape how Medicare pays physicians under the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Yet, a survey of 1,0.... Read More

AMA Announces Opposition to Senate Health System Reform Legislation

Jun 26, 2017 at 12:41 pm by Staff

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) today, in a letter to Senate leaders, outlined its opposition to the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Throughout the health s.... Read More

Five Points Your Physician Employment Agreement Should Address Regarding Med Mal Coverage

Jun 26, 2017 at 11:40 am by Staff

Jessica Hoehn Physician employment agreement clauses about complex issues regarding your med mal coverage often are muddled at best, and some even create more questions than.... Read More

Valor Counseling Opens in Lake Nona

Jun 25, 2017 at 08:23 pm by Staff

Valor Counseling, LLC is open for business and ready to do some good! Owner and therapist Angelina Whalen brings her passion for mental health and wellness to the Lake Nona co.... Read More

New CMS Proposed Rule Would Refine MACRA

Jun 25, 2017 at 05:33 pm by Staff

From Polsinelli Firm On June 20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a prepublication version of a proposed rule implementing changes to payment for.... Read More

Service Animals and Physician Practices: A look at the ADA and Florida Statute 413.08

Jun 25, 2017 at 04:47 pm by Staff

By law, service animals should be allowed to go almost everywhere their owner goes. The relevant laws defining the rights of persons with disabilities and their service or ass.... Read More

Innovaccer Launches World's First Tool For Providers to Assess Savings Under ValueBased Reimbursement Models

Jun 25, 2017 at 04:35 pm by Staff

Innovaccer Inc., one of the leading Silicon Valley-based healthcare analytics companies, unveils a free tool, 'Healthcare Model Evaluator' to assist providers in quantifying.... Read More

CMS Releases 1991-2014 Health Care Spending by State

Jun 25, 2017 at 04:24 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT) released state-level health care spending data for the period 1991-2014. The data shows th.... Read More

Responding to Physician Burnout, AMA Adopts Policy to Improve Physician and Medical Student Access to Mental Health Care

Jun 25, 2017 at 04:19 pm by Staff

CHICAGO - With increasing evidence that physicians and physicians-in-training are facing increased burnout, depression and suicide, the AMA adopted policy today aimed at.... Read More