Business/Technology

Despite Insurers' Tactical Win On ACA's Cost-Sharing Payments, Uncertainty Lingers

Aug 03, 2017 at 07:12 pm by Staff

By Jay Hancock Kaiser Health News Health insurers have won powerful allies in a fight over federal subsidies that President Donald Trump has threatened to cancel for million.... Read More

Seema Verma Runs Medicaid. Her Husband's Practice Won't Accept It.

Jul 27, 2017 at 02:23 pm by Staff

Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News Members of the Trump administration and Republicans on Capitol Hill repeatedly say the country's Medicaid system is "broken" and.... Read More

Follow The Money: Drugmakers Deploy Political Cash As Prices And Anger Mount

Jul 24, 2017 at 04:18 pm by Staff

Jay Hancock and Elizabeth Lucas and Sydney Lupkin Kaiser Health News Two federal investigations -- one examining opioid sales, another about a multiple sclerosis drug whos.... Read More

Why Should Providers Adopt Value-Based Care?

Jul 22, 2017 at 12:11 pm by Staff

By Abhinav Shashank Transitioning from fee-for-service to value-based care in healthcare has been one of the most important industry-wide initiatives over the past few years.... Read More

Obamacare Exchanges In Limbo

Jul 19, 2017 at 09:43 am by Staff

Chad Terhune and Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News   California's Obamacare exchange scrubbed its annual rate announcement this week, the latest sign of how the ongoing.... Read More

Unpaid Premiums? Switching Plans? What Changes Are Coming For 2018 Coverage

Jul 18, 2017 at 12:46 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News   People are anxious about what's going to happen with marketplace coverage next year. Even as Republicans contemplate their next m.... Read More

New Nursing Degree (BSN) at Seminole State College for Spring 2018 to Help Mitigate Central Florida's Nursing Shortage

Jul 17, 2017 at 07:18 pm by Staff

More highly trained, qualified nurses will join the Central Florida workforce by 2020 as a result of today's State Board of Education approval of Seminole State College of F.... Read More

AMA Responds to CMS Update of Physician Payment Fee Schedule

Jul 17, 2017 at 07:08 pm by Staff

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) responded today to policies outlined last week in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) physician fee schedul.... Read More

CMS proposes 2018 payment and policy updates for the Physician Fee Schedule

Jul 17, 2017 at 07:05 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a proposed rule that would update Medicare payment and policies for doctors and other clinicians who trea.... Read More

Health Insurers Try Paying More Upfront To Pay Less Later

Jul 17, 2017 at 02:58 pm by Staff

Mark Zdechlik, Minnesota Public Radio Kaiser Health News   Michael McBrayer of St. Paul, Minn., needs to pay a lot attention to his health. "I give myself shots multi.... Read More

Demand a Healthcare Solution Now!

Jul 17, 2017 at 02:32 pm by Staff

The Orlando Medical News makes observations in the following bullets specific to the Affordable Care Act: Physician Reimbursement determined by MACRA rewards physician Re.... Read More

Whichever Way 'Repeal And Replace' Blows, Pharma Is Due For Windfall

Jul 13, 2017 at 02:29 am by Staff

Emily Kopp Kaiser Health News   The pharmaceutical industry could see windfall profits from a little-noticed tweak to the insurance market tucked into the Trump admin.... Read More

Mary Meeker Is Bold On Digital Health

Jul 13, 2017 at 01:01 am by Staff

By JOHN NOSTA, President, NostaLabs Her presentations are as interesting as they are long. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Partner, Mary Meeker, devoted 31 pages of her.... Read More

Medical Devices: The Equipment of Innovation & Training (Part II)

Jul 13, 2017 at 12:52 am by Staff

By BETH RUDLOFF, Chief Innovation Officer, MedSpeaks The Florida Hospital Nicholson Center is an important part of the medical device innovation climate in Central Florida a.... Read More

Medical Devices: The Equipment of Innovation & Training (Part I)

Jul 13, 2017 at 12:45 am by Staff

By KELLI MURRAY, CEO, MedSpeaks & Co-Founder Health Innovators The medical device landscape is an important one for many reasons - one of them being that it is a leadi.... Read More

CPA SPEAK What Does MACRA Mean to Your Practice?

Jul 12, 2017 at 06:18 pm by Staff

By DALIA CANTOR, CPA Many physicians just catching a breather after implementing systems for electronic health records (EHS) but another challenge is awaiting right around t.... Read More

Social Customer Service and the Big Reason It Matters to Your Practice

Jul 12, 2017 at 06:12 pm by Staff

By JENNIFER THOMPSON Just when you think you've finally gotten your head around why you need to be on social media, and what you need to be doing on Facebook and Twitter (.... Read More

Practice Management: Overwhelmed Yet?

Jul 12, 2017 at 05:37 pm by Staff

By SONDA EUNUS, MHA, CMPE, CPB Orlando Medical News is pleased to present this first in a series of answers to questions from readers dealing with issues faced by practice.... 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

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 s.... Read More