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Is the New HealthKit App About to Become Medicine’s Best Friend?
Thanks to Apple's new health app, accessing patients’ glucose levels, blood pressure, and other information could be as simple as clicking on a tab in your EHR.
The Sunshine Act: How to Report, Dispute Physician Payments
Not only is it important that physicians report payments via the Sunshine Act, but also verify they match the amount the gift-giver is also reporting to CMS.
Progress Traps and the 340B Drug Pricing Program
Hospitals are not only marking up and selling 340B-discounted drugs, but also buying up clinics to take advantage of the discount – a clear "progress trap."
CMS: ICD-10 Announcement Coming 'in the Near Future'
With physicians and practices in limbo on the ICD-10 transition, CMS reaffirmed its commitment to the code set and says a new deadline will be announced shortly.
How the ICD-10 Delay Affects Physicians, Healthcare
Congress decided that physicians need one more year to prepare for ICD-10. Here's what it means for your medical practice and the healthcare industry overall.
Congress Questions Security of Health Insurance Exchange Data Hub
How does a proposed data hub for newly-ensured patients affect your practice? Hint: It has to do with cybersecurity and HIPAA.
Ore. Doctors Fined for Failing to Disclose Payments from Implant Firm
State and federal agents are pouring through the books, looking for new and more elaborate ways to fine physicians. Here's a recent example from Oregon.
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