OCR Highlights

Jan 25, 2019 at 09:32 am by steve

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") was hard at work at the end of 2018--emphasizing the active efforts we have seen for the past f.... Read More

Medicaid Expansion Would Provide Economic Benefits for Alabama

Dec 14, 2018 at 12:04 pm by steve

Editor's note: Last month we covered the Alabama Hospital Association's campaign to expand Medicaid in Alabama and how expansion would improve access to care. This month we co.... Read More

Don't Get Caught in a Copay Conundrum

Dec 14, 2018 at 11:41 am by steve

In the current environment of increasing patient deductibles and copays, the billing and collection of the patient portion of your services is top of mind. In the Department o.... Read More

2018 Alabama Health Care Year in Review

Dec 14, 2018 at 11:08 am by steve

I have written this top ten list for years and each time I "try" to write an introduction that is funny or which contains a quote that is uplifting and appropriate for the cur.... Read More

CMS Changes Durable Medical Equipment Regs

Dec 14, 2018 at 11:04 am by steve

Starting January 1st, Medicare will put the competitive bidding program (CBP) on durable medical equipment on hiatus. For patients and businesses alike, this opens the door to.... Read More

May 2023

May 08, 2023 at 05:55 pm by kbarrettalley

Your May 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!