Alabama Hospitals Facing Financial Collapse

Mar 13, 2023 at 07:51 pm by kbarrettalley

From the Alabama Hospital Association: Hospital margins in Alabama have dropped 79 percent since the start of the pandemic, despite receiving financial assistance directly fr.... Read More

Value Based Care Model is Reinventing Primary Care

Feb 21, 2023 at 12:25 pm by kbarrettalley

By Jane Ehrhardt   By 2030, CMS aims to change most Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries to a value-based care (VBC) program. That means Medicare will reimburse provi.... Read More

Your Practice and Telemedicine

Feb 21, 2023 at 12:24 pm by kbarrettalley

By Catherine (Cat) Kirkland   The COVID-19 pandemic gave way to a rapid increase in virtual care for patients. Now nearly three years on, the American Medical Associati.... Read More

The No Surprises Act is Full of Surprises

Feb 21, 2023 at 12:24 pm by kbarrettalley

Legislation had problems from the get-go   By LYNNE JETER   The No Surprises Act (NSA), which went into effect January 1, 2022, to protect patients from an estim.... Read More

FTC Proposes an End to Employee Non-Compete Agreements

Feb 21, 2023 at 12:23 pm by kbarrettalley

By Beth Vessel   In a dramatic departure from long-standing practice, the Federal Trade Commission hopes to put an end to the use of non-compete agreements by employers.... Read More

May 2023

May 08, 2023 at 05:55 pm by kbarrettalley

Your May 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!