Business/Technology

Solo vs. Group Practice: What are the Pros and Cons?

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:53 pm by pj

  By JEFF RAMOS   After spending years working hard to build your practice, a physicians group tells you that you can earn more with less stress if you join their.... Read More

Disinfecting Spaces for COVID-19

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:48 pm by pj

  By FRANCES M. GRINSTEAD   As medical professionals, you’ve likely been inundated recently by advertisements touting products that will disinfect spaces of.... Read More

Analysis: Some Said the Vaccine Rollout Would Be a ‘Nightmare.’ They Were Right.

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:31 pm by pj

    By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News WASHINGTON — Even before there was a vaccine, some seasoned doctors and public health experts warned, Ca.... Read More

CMS, OIG Final Rules to Reform Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Regulations

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:59 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL R. LOWE   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (O.... Read More

EOCC: The Rest of the Story Edited in Time 

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:53 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE      Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one…. Brad Paisley      On December 1, 2019, th.... Read More

Congress Takes Steps to Curb Unexpected Medical Bills

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:32 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby,  Kaiser Health News    Most Americans tell pollsters they’re worried about being able to afford an unexpected medica.... Read More

AMA Announces Additional CPT Codes for COVID-19 Vaccines

Dec 17, 2020 at 04:44 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set is being updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to inclu.... Read More

How Has The COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Your Practice?

Dec 17, 2020 at 11:03 am by pj

  By JOHN FOGARTY and BRIAN HAZELGREN     “The viability of physician practices remains under threat as the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic t.... Read More

CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2019 National Health Expenditures

Dec 16, 2020 at 09:54 pm by pj

  Total national healthcare spending in 2019 grew 4.6%, which was similar to the 4.7% growth in 2018 and the average annual growth since 2016 of 4.5%, according to a stu.... Read More

Ways AI and Predictive Analytics Can Reduce Healthcare Supply Chain Disruptions 

Dec 16, 2020 at 03:42 pm by pj

By Heather Annolino   The global pandemic has not been a typical health crisis; the scale of its impact is unlike anything health leaders have ever seen b.... Read More

Brooks Rehabilitation to Build New Hospital in Lake Nona

Dec 10, 2020 at 05:15 pm by pj

Brooks Rehabilitation will bring its innovative inpatient rehabilitation services to Orlando’s Lake Nona community with a new state-of-the-art hospital. The Brooks uniqu.... Read More

Steps for Starting a New Nursing Career 

Dec 09, 2020 at 12:13 am by pj

By JULIA MERRILL    Being a nurse is one of the most rewarding jobs out there. Nurses enjoy substantial benefits and great job security, and there are plenty of di.... Read More

The Taxability and Timing of PPP Loan Forgiveness 

Dec 08, 2020 at 05:45 pm by pj

  By AMY GOODMAN, CPA     Can you imagine a year with more ups, downs, twists and turns than this year?  Navigating the everchanging terms of the Payche.... Read More

Protecting Patient Privacy and Staying HIPAA Compliant: a Word for Counselors

Dec 08, 2020 at 10:50 am by pj

By ANN BIERMAN  With many changes occurring during the COVID-19 pandemic, MedUSA has two recommendations that should be reviewed and implemented in order to conform with.... Read More

Informed Consent: Substance and Signature

Dec 05, 2020 at 01:03 am by pj

  By Robert Morton, CPHRM, CPPS, Assist. Vice President, Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctor's Company   For decades, consent documents have helped pro.... Read More

Bogus COVID-19 Tests and Pharmacy Offers Targeting Your Social Security Number

Dec 04, 2020 at 10:00 am by pj

As the race for effective treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 intensifies, scammers continue to prey on our hopes and fears in their attempts to steal insurance information,.... Read More

Thousands of Doctors’ Offices Buckle Under Financial Stress of COVID

Dec 01, 2020 at 04:20 pm by pj

  By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News Cormay Caine misses a full day of work and drives more than 130 miles round trip to take five of her children to their pediatr.... Read More

Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum

Nov 22, 2020 at 10:08 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News The holidays are approaching just as COVID-19 case rates nationwide are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to d.... Read More

Florida’s New Hospital Industry Head Ran Medicaid in State, Fought Expansion

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:59 pm by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News With its choice of a new leader, the Florida Hospital Association has signaled that seeking legislative approval to expand M.... Read More

Government-Funded Scientists Laid the Groundwork for Billion-Dollar Vaccines

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:38 pm by pj

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News When he started researching a troublesome childhood infection nearly four decades ago, virologist Dr. Barney Graham, then at.... Read More