March 13 2009

MD Manager for 03-13-09

In the news this week, Medicare looks at preauthorization for radiology services, Senator Max Baucus fills a void in healthcare reform, A Massachusetts doctor admits pain studies were Fraudulent, and E. H. R.s on the cheap - it's all right here on this weeks edition of MD Manager.

 

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March 6 2009

MD Manager for 03-06-09

In the news this week, CMS will be requiring proof of citizenship to enroll providers,  the FTC decides on the Red Flag Rules - and it looks like we may finally have a new head of HHS.  It's all right here on this week's edition of MD Manager!

 

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February 20 2009

MD Manager Week of 02-20-09

In the News this week, Insurers agree to come up with a new method for paying out of network claims, concerns over the comparative effectiveness studies and more information on how the new stimulus package will affect your practice.  It's all right here on this week's edition of MD manager.

 

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February 13 2009

MD Manager Week of 02-13-09

In the news this week, is the government really talking about healthcare rationing?  Medicare RAC audits are about to start up again More insurance companies under fire for using the Ingenix database, and some more names to consider for the top Medicare post.  It's all right here on this week's edition of MD manager.

 

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February 6 2009

MD Manager for 02-06-09

In the news this week, Tom Daschle withdraws from consideration as Obama's pick to head HHS, A couple of fun stories on how technology may come to medical practices, and the latest CMS update on how to appeal payment decisions from Medicare Advantage plans.  It's all right here on MD Manager!

 

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January 30 2009

MD Manager week of 1-30-2009

In the news this week, both houses of Congress look at eliminating caps on physical therapy, a study says that Radiologists are losing control of the imaging industry,  labor union leaders push for single payer healthcare, and more discussion of changing Medicare from a procedure based to an episode based reimbursement methodology.

 

 

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January 16 2009

MD Manager 01-16-09

In the news this week, United Healthcare agrees to pay $350 million for using a flawed database, CMS sets the deadline for ICD-10, Competition from an unlikely source and a roundup of the latest healthcare headlines.

 

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January 9 2009

Md Manager 01-09-09

In the news this week, there are lots of headlines coming out of Washington and we'll highlight the ones that give you an idea of how discussions are shaping up.  CMS plans a demo of bundled Hospital-Physician payments and another call to see if you are still in a CMS HPSA payment area.

 

http://hpsafind.hrsa.gov/

 

 

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January 3 2009

MD Manager 01-03-09

In the news this week, you might be surprised at who is hosting Healthcare reform house parties, On-site corporate clinics on the rise, BCBS teams up with Zagat to rate your office, and those Red Rules on identity theft may not be going away.

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December 19 2008

MD Manager 12-19-08

In the news this week, you have one last chance to get some information submitted for 2008's PQRI  - and a quick look at next years program.  Also some Medicare Headlines, information on the Obama House parties to discuss health care reform, and the latest on the DSM V update.

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