Physician Groups Issue Joint Statement on 2016 Special Session Announcement

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

Our organizations applaud the Governor and are encouraged that he has taken the first step toward fully funding Alabama Medicaid by announcing his intention to call a special.... Read More

The New Portable Do Not Resuscitate Order

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

The Natural Death Act, Ala. Code 22-8A-1 et seq., contains the provisions on how an individual may plan for end-of-life decisions. Specifically, it outlines the requirements f.... Read More

Understanding the Merit Based Incentive Payment System

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

2016 MU participation is crucial to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment We have just passed the July 1st application deadline for hardship for the 2015 Meaningful Use program, and.... Read More

The Question: What about Training? The Answer: What was the Question again?

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

I recently saw a great poster about two options the healthcare industry might employ to secure data (think PHI). To paraphrase: Option 1) - Completely remove the human element.... Read More

Alabama Medicaid Cut Endangers Patient Care

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:26 pm by steve

The Alabama Medicaid Agency and Gov. Robert Bentley announced a devastating cut to primary care physicians effective August 1st, which will make access to care more difficult.... Read More

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