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.
What to do about Non-Adherent Patients and MIPS?
Some patients are just not going to adhere to a physician's guidelines; is it fair to get penalized by CMS for that?
Trump Makes Picks to Head HHS and CMS
This week, President-elect Donald Trump announced his picks to head Health and Human Services and CMS. Plus, the 21st Century Cures Act passes the House.
Are Traditional Patient Experience Surveys Flawed?
In part one of a two-part podcast, patient experience consultant William Maples talks to us about the problem with the HCHAPS and CG-CAHPS surveys.
Safety at the Practice Takes on a New Meaning
OSHA recently introduced harsher penalties to employers who are violating workplace safety guidelines. Here's what you have to know.
Recent Court Ruling's Impact on the False Claims Act
What can practices learn from a recent ruling by the Supreme Court on the False Claims Act? An expert weighs in.
Dispensing Samples Helps One Doc Care for Patients
While employed physicians often cannot accept samples in their practice, this independent doctor can and does, to help his patients in need.
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.
President-elect Trump's Impact on Healthcare
Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. What changes will we see in the world of health policy?
9 Things to Do and See at MGMA16 Annual Conference
If you are attending this year’s Medical Group Management Association conference in San Francisco, here are nine things to put on your agenda.
8 Quotes that Will Help You Understand MACRA Better
Don't have time to read 2,300 pages of MACRA policy? Here are eight quotes that can help you understand the rule better.
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.
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