A new bill recently introduced to Congress would not only reduce barriers to genetic counseling for Medicare patients, but also could significantly decrease costs of caring for elderly and low-income patients.
Health Law and Policy
More patients are recording their visits at the doctor’s office, sometimes without permission.
For many in healthcare, words and actions can be harmful, and in some instances can lead to jury awards in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
There is a patient safety organization for practices of every type and size, and nearly all healthcare providers have important interests that can be served that are well worth the costs.
Four physicians allege ABIM is illegally tying its initial certification to MOC.
Government regulations ranks 3rd on the list of issues ruining medicine for physicians.
An American solution focusing on individuality and conserving resources can save the Medicare program.
Although physicians may not be involved with the cybersecurity of medical devices, they are still obligated to comply with HIPAA and the HITECH Act.
Nothing is set in stone, but healthcare compliance leaders should start preparing for the following three changes.
Should physicians have a voice in the ongoing debate about gun control? The National Rifle Association doesn’t think so.