Alabama Caught in the Mire of the Hospital Wage Index

Jun 19, 2018 at 03:02 pm by steve

"The methodology was flawed to begin with," says Danne Howard, chief policy officer with Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA), about Medicare's method for calculating the reim.... Read More

The Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018

May 08, 2018 at 02:36 pm by steve

On June 1, 2018, any person or business that acquires or uses personally identifiable information of an Alabama resident, or contracts to maintain, store, process or access su.... Read More

Staying Focused on Practice Business Strategy

May 08, 2018 at 02:17 pm by steve

I recently attended a conference in Las Vegas where I caught up with colleagues who specialize in healthcare operations and business strategy. However, like many destinations.... Read More

Can I Waive a Patient's Co-Pay?

May 07, 2018 at 02:26 pm by steve

I am occasionally asked by providers whether or not they can waive a co-pay for a particular patient. There are many reasons providers wish to waive co-pays: financial hardshi.... Read More

Searching for Sustainable Solutions to the Physician Shortage

May 07, 2018 at 02:22 pm by steve

Adequate GME Funding Continues to be a Concern Complex problems rarely have simple solutions. Certainly that is the case with the looming physician shortage facing the United.... Read More

April 2024

Apr 23, 2024 at 10:42 am by kbarrettalley

Your April 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!