Association Health Plans: A Potential Solution for Small Business

Aug 17, 2018 at 09:44 am by steve

In an effort to provide more options in the insurance marketplace, the Trump Administration is making it easier for small businesses to form association health plans. These pl.... Read More

Technology Boosts Patient Engagement and Savings

Jul 13, 2018 at 05:18 pm by steve

"We have 17 providers, but only four phone operators, all because of our patient portal," says Clay Barnett, director of internal programs at Birmingham Internal Medicine Asso.... Read More

The Stark Law: A Reminder and Request

Jul 13, 2018 at 05:01 pm by steve

If you ask a healthcare provider to state the healthcare laws and regulations that give them a headache, you are likely to receive a range of responses. The compliance burden.... Read More

Stolen PHI Records Have a New Market

Jul 13, 2018 at 04:57 pm by steve

The days of stealing personal information for credit cards no longer holds the greatest appeal for hackers of medical facilities. "Credit card companies stand behind their cli.... Read More

Alabama's New Data Breach Law

Jul 13, 2018 at 04:54 pm by steve

Another layer of data security regulations has been added to healthcare, this time by the state. The 50th state to pass such a law, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of.... Read More

February 2024

Feb 23, 2024 at 08:13 am by kbarrettalley

Your February 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!