September 27th 2023
Prepare as if you expect to be sued.
September 26th 2023
Failure to comply can result in penalties of $500 per day.
September 6th 2023
Here are six ways to better protect yourself and your practice.
September 5th 2023
Here are answers to some basic questions about malpractice insurance.
August 17th 2023
Regulatory violations can lead to substantial fines which severely impact a practice’s financial stability.
Part two of our look at abusive tax planning schemes that are heavily promoted doctors at year-end. We examine specific schemes to avoid, including those that the I.R.S. is making a special effort to crack down on.
Email archiving and HIPAA compliance
Make sure email is a part of your cybersecurity strategy.
Disability Income Protection: Prepare for the unexpected
Getting the right income protection insurance takes a considerable weight off your shoulders, allowing you to focus on what matters most—healing others.
Prior Authorizations with Paul Joiner
Physician's Practice® talks with Paul Joiner, Chief Operating Officer of Availity, about the state of prior authorizations and recent data from the American Medical Association.
Mastering the art of negotiation
Tactics and skills for physicians.
Current legal, political issues effect physicians assets
With the election around the corner the country may be in for some significant legal and political changes that can affect physician’s assets.
Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) saves lives; now more than ever
Best practices to follow to meet regulatory requirements and improve patient care.
Regulatory Updates and New Claim Threats with Stephanie Sheps, JD
A brief overview of some of the key regulatory updates enacted during the pandemic
Patient Lending for Physician Practices with Keith Gruebele
Patient lending programs give patients more options for payment and can increase the amount of care a physician can provide
Joint Cybersecurity Advisory issued; Internet of Things Cybersecurity Act updates
Two hot-topic developments in cybersecurity and government procurement.
How to effectively communicate to get patients back to the office
87 percent of patients surveyed by MGMA said safety was the number one reason they are reluctant to visit doctors' offices.
Futureproofing your organization against tech disruptors
For practices that have been slow to adopt new technologies, the stakes are much greater as the urgency to get up to speed is intensifying.
Technology Hot Topics: OCR updates, mobile health app resource, and vishing
Teleworking and telehealth have opened more doors for cybercriminals due to a lack of technical, administrative, and physical safeguards.
How air-quality science can improve physician practice office safety
Apply lessons from this discipline to create safer care environments for your patients.
How medical facilities and waste disposal companies are responding to COVID-19
Healthcare facilities and medical waste disposal companies are following strict in-house guidelines, as well as federal and state regulations, to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Tax savings plans targeting physicians require caution
Tax savings plans targeting doctors require careful due diligence. We examine some of the basics every physician should be aware of.
My Practice is Being Squeezed by the Local Hospital: Litigation as a last resort
Competition is a rough process, but it still has to be fair, which is why antitrust laws were created.
Improving patient care with rich data
How cellular technologies and remote patient monitoring are improving patient care.
Challenges you’ll face when starting a private medical practice
Despite advantages to private practice, fewer physicians are choosing to open their own practice than ever before.
Stinging insect allergy tests evolve to improve diagnosis precision
What physicians need to know about these new tests this season.
Notable recent HIPAA and coding events
HIPAA settlement and new guidelines shed light on government enforcement policies.
Strategy checklist for medical practice acquisitions
If your practice doesn't already have a strategic growth plan, make one
Asset Protection and Physician Family Businesses
A bare minimum checklist for your business.
Keeping your healthcare email marketing HIPAA compliant
Tips for keeping this valuable addition compliant with the law.
Exploring the advantages of a Virtual Compliance Assistance Partner
More Compliance Officers (CO) are engaging in Virtual Compliance Assistance (VCA) as an affordable option to quickly adapt to the industry’s shifting regulatory environment.
Beware employer billing and collection liability avoidance
Few employers readily assume responsibility in initial contracts — make sure you read the fine print and negotiate.
Approaching the government with an antitrust complaint
When a hospital has significant market power, the hospital can use that market power to harm competing independent physicians. This can violate the federal antitrust laws.
COVID Testing: What’s appropriate and what’s not
Stay vigilant about schemes and submissions of false claims.
How extended families present asset protection risk
Three predictable and recurring legal and financial risks physicians face when holding informal jointly-owned with extended family.
Why document automation is important for physicians
Document automation is an important tool that can help alleviate administrative burdens.
CBD oil and physician liability
Prescribing CBD oil still is relatively unexplored territory for physicians in terms of legal liability. But medical boards want clarity.
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