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Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
Train Staff to Address ICD-10 Related Coder Shortage
With a dearth of coders thanks to the ICD-10 transition, some practices find that training current staff is the best way to get good coders.
Dealing with Patients Unhappy over HIPAA Constraints
HIPAA can be a headache for patients, too. Here are some things you can do to calm the waters when patients object to HIPAA restrictions.
Can MOC Be Salvaged or is it Forever Hopeless?
It's your turn. Do you think ABIM's work to revamp MOC will make it an appealing program or not? Take our poll and let us know!
Will Doctors Ever Accept Maintenance of Certification?
The American Board of Internal Medicine is attempting to salvage the name of MOC. Will physicians buy in?
Patients Don't Know A Lot about Commonly Used NSAIDs
A new survey reveals that the public's education on NSAIDs leaves a lot to be desired. The onus, one doctor says, falls on healthcare providers to do so.
MACRA Delay is "Inevitable," Says Expert
In our latest podcast we spoke with two healthcare policy stakeholders on the potential delay of MACRA, and what it could mean for small practices.
Painkiller Prescription under Increased Scrutiny from DOJ
Recent fines and arrests should show physicians there is heightened scrutiny on their prescribing of painkillers.
Six Ways to Mitigate HIPAA Violations
This 60-second video clip will help your medical practice identify six ways to reduce the likelihood of a HIPAA breach due to cyber crime.
Five HIPAA Critical Compliance Strategies for Your Medical Practice
In this webinar, presented March 18, 2014, healthcare attorneys Ericka L. Adler and Rachel V. Rose provide tips to keep your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
10 Ways to Treat Pain without Opioids
Opioid prescriptions and associated addictions have reached epidemic proportions, resulting in the call for physicians to utilize alternative treatment methods.
11 Reasons Physicians Hate Maintenance of Certification
Maintenance of certification requirements have many physicians up in arms. Here are the top reasons for the pushback.
8 Last-Minute Tax Tips for Physicians
Before filing your taxes on April 18, review these tips to make sure you take advantage of tax breaks and avoid paying penalties.
Physicians are Happy Meaningful Use is Almost Dead
Meaningful use is not dead, as some have been suggesting. However, it is nearing its end and that fact has many physicians excited.
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