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Physicians Society of Central Florida Releases 2020 Legislative Agenda

Jan 09, 2020 at 06:56 pm by pj

  Session convenes January 14   As the 2020 Florida Legislature gets ready to convene, the Physicians Society of Central Florida (PSCF) is supporting a patient-fo.... Read More

Nurturing The Sickest? A Much-Touted Idea Disappoints

Jan 09, 2020 at 04:31 am by pj

  Dan Gorenstein and Leslie Walker, Kaiser Health News  Improving health and lowering costs for the sickest and most expensive patients in America is a dream.... Read More

One on One with Medicare And Medicaid Chief Seema Verma

Jan 09, 2020 at 02:03 am by pj

  Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News    Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, sat down for a rare one-on-one intervi.... Read More

Electronic Health Records Creating A ‘New Era’ Of Health Care Fraud

Dec 25, 2019 at 10:08 pm by pj

The federal government funneled billions in subsidies to software vendors who overstated or deceived the government about what their products could do, according to whistleblo.... Read More

Voice Your Opinion on CMS rule to Weaken Stark Law

Dec 21, 2019 at 09:12 pm by pj

Open comment period closes Dec. 31   The Administration is seeking comment from the public and health professionals on a proposed regulation that could signficantly imp.... Read More

Medical Malpractice Arbitration Cap Upheld

Dec 19, 2019 at 04:02 pm by pj

  On Wednesday, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal upheld the constitutionality of a damage cap in medical malpractice cases tied to an arbitration system..... Read More

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Portion Of Obamacare

Dec 19, 2019 at 03:12 pm by pj

People wait in line to enter the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments in Texas v. United States in July. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)   Julie Rovner, Kaiser Heal.... Read More

What Would Happen If The ACA Went Away?

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:56 pm by pj

  Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News Any day now, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans could rule the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. At least it.... Read More

Surprising Swings In Momentum For Legislation On Surprise Medical Bills

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:50 pm by pj

  Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News After months of hearings and negotiations, millions of dollars in attack ads, full-court press lobbying efforts and countless rounds.... Read More

Price Transparency, Not 'Medicare for All,' is the Answer to Reducing Health Care Costs

Dec 16, 2019 at 04:53 pm by pj

  By Cynthia Fisher,      Reposted with permission from the Association of Independent Doctors     The cost of health care is the number on.... Read More

Florida’s Medical Marijuana Patients Double in 2019

Dec 09, 2019 at 09:19 pm by pj

How is your healthcare practice affected?   By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   The Florida Medical Marijuana (MMJ) industry has doubled in less than one year.  As of.... Read More

SB 732: The New Office Surgery Statute

Dec 09, 2019 at 04:30 pm by pj

 Can You Afford Not to Comply?   By CHAIRES, BROODERSON & GUERRERO As discussed in last month’s issue, a doctor’s office can be many things these.... Read More

CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2018 National Health Expenditures

Dec 05, 2019 at 04:57 pm by pj

Total national healthcare spending in 2018 grew 4.6 percent, which was slower than the 5.4 percent overall economic growth as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), accordi.... Read More

Medical Device Failures Brought To Light Now Bolster Lawsuits And Research

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:51 am by pj

Class Action Lawsuit in Florida  Christina Jewett  Photos by Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News Lorraine Bonner felt as though she was the only one. The surgical.... Read More

One Step Closer: Price Transparency in Healthcare

Nov 23, 2019 at 02:55 am by pj

By Dr. Jonathan Kaplan  It's official: Price transparency in healthcare is closer to reality. On Nov. 15, the Trump administration released new rules requiring hospitals.... Read More

In This Democratic Debate, Health Care Issues Took A Back Seat

Nov 21, 2019 at 01:51 pm by pj

Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News   (Illustration by Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Wikimedia Commons) Marijuana decriminalization. Paid family leave. And, yes, &.... Read More

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Accepts Oberheiden, Proposal to Coordinate P-Stim Medicare Fraud Investigations

Nov 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm by pj

Oberheiden, P.C., a federal health care fraud defense law firm based in Dallas, Texas, has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accepted the firm's recomm.... Read More

Trump Administration Announces Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs for All Americans

Nov 15, 2019 at 08:36 am by pj

Two regulations advance the Trump Administration’s commitment to increasing price transparency As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Pric.... Read More

Warren Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade. We Checked Her Math.

Nov 12, 2019 at 08:15 pm by pj

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News  “If we make no changes over the next 10 years, Americans will reach into their pockets and pay out about $11 trillion on insura.... Read More

Recent Advances in Florida's Telehealth Law

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:49 pm by Staff

. By BRIAN C. EVANDER, Esq. As we close in on the last quarter of 2019, the telehealth industry has never been larger, and Florida is no exception. On April 29, 2019, Flori.... Read More