StrategyThe MSPs' Role in Maintaining Relationships With Regulatory Agencies
MSPs need to know the regulatory standards that impact the credentialing and privileging process at their organizations.
Clinical CareLeverage These Two Principles to Prevent Privileging Criteria Disputes
Clinical privilege criteria can be very technical, and specialty training in a given procedure area may vary by provider.
FinanceCMS Opens Office to Cut Red Tape for Providers
Regulatory reductions are expected to save providers $6.6 billion and 42 million unnecessary burden hours through 2021.
Clinical CarePhysician Advocate: Coronavirus Pandemic Shows Need to Ease Regulatory Burdens
The president of The Physicians Foundation calls on regulators to include doctors in rule decision-making.
StrategyHow One Health System Is Making Prices Transparent
The stance by Flagler Health+ is in contrast to much of the rest of the hospital industry. CEO Jason Barrett...
FinanceDon't Leave Money for New Technologies on the Table
CMS has raised the payment level for new technology in 2020. Now, here's what you need to know.
StrategyStakeholders Pan CMS' Health Adult Opportunity
Both provider and payer associations criticized the Trump administration's Medicaid block grant announcement.
NursingOSHA Raises Workplace Safety Penalties for 2020
Employers that knowingly fail to comply with OSHA standards will see a near 2% increase in monetary penalties.
StrategyHospitals Might Get Penalized by CMS for Serving Disadvantaged Patients
Provider organizations servicing vulnerable communities could be judged on "social factors outside of their control," according to the study.
Clinical CareCMS Wants More Input on Medicare Scope of Practice Regulations
Federal policy makers are examining regulations that require more-stringent supervision, or that limit providers from practicing at the top of...
Nursing3 Ways CNOs Can Improve Workplace Culture
From addressing workplace violence to fostering mentoring, CNOs are creating workplace cultures that support nurses and enable them to grow...
FinanceTotal Health Care-Priority Health Merger Approved by Michigan Regulators
The two Michigan-based healthcare organizations received final regulatory approval ahead of schedule.