Regulatory/Compliance

Proposed Rules Could Impact How Healthcare Providers Handle Medical Waste

Nov 18, 2022 at 02:43 pm by kbarrettalley

By: Angie Cameron Smith In August 2022, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (“ADEM”) published proposed changes to its rules for public comment. Sp.... Read More

Questions to Ask When Considering Outsourcing Billing

Oct 16, 2022 at 12:27 pm by kbarrettalley

By Bill Cockrell   Having been involved in medical practice management for almost 40 years, I’ve seen the move from the old pegboard financial tracking system to.... Read More

Disposal of Medical Information—It’s More Than Just Shredding

Oct 16, 2022 at 12:24 pm by kbarrettalley

By Kelli Carpenter Fleming   Providers often ask how long they need to retain certain types of medical information. While there are some general rules regarding the tim.... Read More

Progress Slow with Hospital Price Transparency

Oct 16, 2022 at 12:19 pm by kbarrettalley

By Carrie Douglas and Zachary Trotter A patient rights organization recently reported that only 16 percent of the 2,000 U.S. hospitals it reviewed were in compliance with the.... Read More

The DOJ Continues to Scrutinize Telemedicine

Sep 14, 2022 at 07:18 am by steve

Telemedicine saw a dramatic increase during the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent study from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), released in December 2021, sho.... Read More

November 2022

Nov 18, 2022 at 03:06 pm by steve

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