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Medicare Balance Billing

A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives last Wednesday, which would permit physicians to balance bill Medicare patients, between what Medicare will pay and what the physician’s charges are for his services. This legislation is being considered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, as a potential solution to the issue regarding Medicare […]

Health Centers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as you will see in the proposed regulations published Friday in the Federal Register, is attempting to establish criteria for assuring access to Medicaid services. This proposed regulation has already drawn comments from various state officials as reported on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in the New York Times. […]

Hospitals Fire Employees Over Privacy Violation

The StarTribune in Minneapolis St. Paul has reported that two related hospitals in Minnesota fired 32 employees for violating patient privacy when they accessed medical records of patients hospitalized as the result of a massive drug overdose at a party in the area.  According to the news story, because the drug overdose story was so […]

Medical Society of New Jersey Annual Meeting

Frank Ciesla, Sharlene Hunt, and Beth Christian will speak at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Society of New Jersey on May 13, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.  The topic that they will be discussing is “Interpreting the Language in your Payor Contracts”.  Please feel free to stop by Salon CD on the second floor if […]

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