What Anthem's Historic $16 million HIPAA Settlement Means for Providers

Nov 16, 2018 at 05:02 pm by steve

The Department of Health and Human Services announced a historically large $16 million HIPAA settlement with Anthem, Inc. following its investigation of the equally historic 2.... Read More

Cyber-Incident---Now What?

Oct 12, 2018 at 03:06 pm by steve

In this day and age, where a vast amount of information is stored electronically and you can buy almost anything with a "one-click" purchase, it comes as no surprise that cybe.... Read More

CMS Proposes Accelerated Shift to Provider Risk in ACOs

Oct 12, 2018 at 02:37 pm by steve

To facilitate the American healthcare system's transformation from volume-based to value-based payment, CMS is requesting public comment regarding its newly proposed rule that.... Read More

New Pathways to Success for ACOs

Sep 18, 2018 at 04:18 pm by steve

In the eight years since the Affordable Care Act (the ACA) became law, there has been no shortage of developments related to the law and its implementing regulations. Some of.... Read More

Wading into the Pool of Risk Bearing Reimbursement Models

Sep 18, 2018 at 03:58 pm by steve

Many Alabama providers participated in the Quality Payment Program in 2017, under MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Program). A handful participated in a MIPS APM (Alternative Payme.... Read More

April 2024

Apr 23, 2024 at 10:42 am by kbarrettalley

Your April 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!