MACRA and the Medicare Payment Reform Juggernaut
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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MACRA and the Medicare Payment Reform Juggernaut

philcsolomon - May 3, 2016

MACRA – More Changes Coming to Healthcare DeliveryThe passage of the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)1  has contributed to changes…

2016 Phase Two HIPAA Audit Program Update
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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2016 Phase Two HIPAA Audit Program Update

philcsolomon - April 30, 2016

   The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the beginning of the 2016 Phase Two Health Insurance Portability and…

Population Health – The Work Has Just Begun
Global Healthcare
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Global Healthcare
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Population Health – The Work Has Just Begun

philcsolomon - March 31, 2016

 Population Health’s Under Developed Capabilities   Population Health’s Under Developed Capabilities Despite remarkable medical advances, Americans are sicker today than ever.  With slow inevitability, individuals and society are accepting…

Patient Satisfaction Delivered the Disney Way
Business
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Business
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Patient Satisfaction Delivered the Disney Way

philcsolomon - March 3, 2016

Healthcare Can Learn A Lot from Disney About How to Satisfy Patients  Healthcare Can Learn A Lot from Disney About How to Satisfy Patients Do you remember when…

Telemedicine’s Impact on Value-based Care
Business
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Business
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Telemedicine’s Impact on Value-based Care

philcsolomon - March 2, 2016

 Telemedicine arrangements that generate revenue, not just cost savings while improving patient care and satisfaction  Telemedicine arrangements that generate revenue, not just cost savings while improving patient care and…

Healthcare Patient Payment Liability Just Ain’t What it Used to Be
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Healthcare Patient Payment Liability Just Ain’t What it Used to Be

philcsolomon - February 3, 2016

 Patient Payment Liability Just Ain’t What it Used to Be  Patient Payment Liability Just Ain’t What it Used to BeBaseball is America’s past-time and Yogi Berra was…

CMS for Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Update
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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CMS for Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Update

philcsolomon - January 22, 2016

 Medicare’s Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program was implemented nationwide for Medicare Parts A and B in January 2010   Medicare’s Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program was implemented nationwide…

How to Reduce Costly Hospital Readmissions in 2016
Wellness
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Wellness
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How to Reduce Costly Hospital Readmissions in 2016

philcsolomon - January 7, 2016

CMS to Administer Penalties for Excess Readmissions Once patients are discharged from the hospital, they have no desire to return. Hospitals also would prefer patients not be readmitted…

Healthcare and the FCC Duke it Out Over TCPA
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Healthcare and the FCC Duke it Out Over TCPA

philcsolomon - December 3, 2015

 Healthcare Hits Hard and Dukes it Out With the FCC over TCPA  Healthcare Hits Hard and Dukes it Out With the FCC over TCPAThe Federal Communications Commission…

Self-Pay Rising Faster Than Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Space Program
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Self-Pay Rising Faster Than Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Space Program

philcsolomon - November 5, 2015

 Self-pay responsibility for health care is rising and is now the third largest payer behind Medicare and Medicaid.  Self-pay responsibility for health care is rising and is…