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In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Berwick Announces CMS Final VBP Rules
Donald  Berwick, MD, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator, has presented the final set...
NY attorney general probes healthcare credit card practices
The state Attorney General's office has issued subpoenas to 10 healthcare providers statewide, including two with...
Texas doctors threaten to drop Medicaid, fear cuts
  Doctors in the Dallas area and across Texas are threatening to opt out of Medicaid because of payment cuts...
AMA defends end-of-life discussions
Doctors aren't currently reimbursed for discussing end-of-life issues with patients, and many physicians, including the...
Crisis of care on the front line of health
Finding doctors who know their patients well and who deliver informed medical care with efficiency and empathy has...
In era of pills, fewer psychiatrists doing talk therapy
A new study finds a significant decline in psychotherapy practiced by U.S. psychiatrists. The expanded use of pills and...
Doctor fees raise questions about equal access to care
An increasing number of doctors are asking patients to pay an annual fee to gain access to their examining rooms. The...
Poll: Low Medicare payments slam doctors
Two-thirds of doctors in Sarasota County say they will stop accepting new Medicare patients if the federal...

Audio Conference: Proactively Defend Against Recovery Auditor Prepayment Reviews
Recovery Auditor prepayment reviews are the latest wrinkle to be thrown at providers. This audio conference will help...
Continuing Education: Level of Care Determinations for 2014: Las Vegas, NV
Attend the half-day seminar, Outpatient, Observation or Inpatient? Continuing to Walk the Tightrope of Regulatory...
Continuing Education: OPPS and IPPS Reimbursement Fundamentals: Las Vegas, NV
Attend OPPS and IPPS Reimbursement Fundamentals, a half-day seminar on October 2nd in Las Vegas. Learn how CMS...
Webcast: Value-Based Purchasing and Documentation Improvement
If your CDI program has not incorporated value-based purchasing (VBP) measures into its review efforts, now is the time...
Audio Conference: 2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...
Audio Conference: Recovery Auditor Update: Changes to the Appeals Process and Payment Reviews
In this 90-minute audio conference, experts Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO, and Ralph Wuebker, MD, MBA, provide an...
Newsletter: Managed Care Contracting and Reimbursement Advisor
Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor tells you exactly what you must know and do to successfully negotiate...