Bigger Regulatory Challenges in Diagnostics Than in Therapeutics, Industry Expert Says

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December 8, 2014, 08:19:38 AM Mary K. Caffrey For makers of cancer therapies, the regulatory environment in Europe is likely to become more like that of the United States, and the FDA may extend its reach to areas such as next-generation sequencing. That’s what an industry expert told attendees gathered Sunday at a joint symposium […]

Electronic funds transfer upgrades to the Internet-based PECOS system

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Over the last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) listened to your feedback about Internet-based provider enrollment, chain, and ownership system (PECOS) external link and made improvements to increase access to more information. PECOS is easier to use than ever with electronic funds transfer (EFT) upgrades that are now available. If a […]

The Sunshine Act – Not Very Radiant for Physicians

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[vc_row full_width_padding_left=”40″ full_width_padding_right=”40″ full_width_margin_top=”0″ full_width_margin_bottom=”0″ bg_position=”top” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_cover=”false” bg_attachment=”false” padding_top=”40″ padding_bottom=”40″ margin_top=”40″ margin_bottom=”40″ animation=”right-to-left” parallax_speed=”0.1″][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]Most practice managers and physicians have probably heard of this law by now.  We wanted to take a few minutes and help clarify or enlighten groups about their responsibilities and risks associated with this law.  The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (PPSA) was enacted as part of the Affordable Affordable Care Act (Section […]

Why the Target Security Breach Should Concern Physicians & Providers

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Why the Target Security Breach Should Concern Physicians & Providers The recent data breach at the National chain store Target was the latest in what seemed to be a trend of large-scale cyber attacks. The details surrounding each stage of the breach lead to some surprising discoveries about lapses in data security. While Target believed […]

Affordable Care Act Webinar

Affordable Care Act 2014 Overview We have put together this overview of the Affordable Care Act to help our physicians understand what to expect in 2014 and beyond.  The ACA has a number of provisions that dramatically impact physicians and it is critical that you possess an understanding of these provisions to assure you are […]

New Opening for Senior Practice Management Consultant

We are currently recruiting for a Practice Management Consultant for our Health Services Team. The primary purpose of this position is to provide management consultation to health care professionals. The individual in this role will be responsible for providing timely, sophisticated management consulting services; developing and maintaining a personal referral network and participating in marketing plans; providing […]

New Opening for Experienced Insurance Enrollment & Credentialing Specialist

We have an immediate need for a full time enrollment and credentialing specialist to work in our Jacksonville, Florida office.  The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience working directly with the payers either through a provider organization or facility.  An enrollment specialist should be proficient in Medicare enrollment, Medicaid enrollment, commercial […]

Healthcare.gov logs troubles from the get-go

President Obama’s big push for a unified platform for the purpose of selling easy and feasible options for the millions who are uninsured has fallen flat, leaving many Americans frustrated. The Affordable Care Act faced yet another bump in its long journey to provide insurance coverage with many complaining about the insurance exchange website HealthCare.gov […]

Risks of Supervising Physician Assistants

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We had the opportunity to speak with a large urgent care group in Florida and something interesting came up during our conversation. The group has been using the same billing company since they started (six years ago) and are preparing to change vendors due to a myriad of issues. We, as we always do, presented […]

UnitedHealth terminates doctors from Medicare Advantage networks

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In a letter dated October 2, 2013, the nation’s largest healthcare company informed its doctors in some states — mostly those on the Medicare Advantage network — that they would be terminated. The news came sudden, and quite understandably so, upset many of the doctors who received the termination notice. Connecticut is one of those […]