Author "Lee Fifield"

By Lee Fifield
In CMS
May 19th, 2020
As the global pandemic enters its fifth month, we are all feeling the strain. Staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus may be keeping more people physically healthy, but isolation exacts a toll on mental healt...
By Lee Fifield
In CMS
Apr 30th, 2020
Comments Off on Healthcare Provider Relief Payments Break the Bank
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it is reevaluating the amounts that will be paid under its Accelerated Payment Program and suspending its Advance Payment Program to Part B suppliers effective immediately...
By Lee Fifield
Apr 8th, 2020
Comments Off on HEALTHCON 2020 Daily Wrap-Up: Day 3
It may have been the third and final day of HEALTHCON 2020, but the energy level was high. Attendees started the day off right by using HCON Chat and Facebook to post lots of inspiring pictures of the morning view through their back window (the vantag...
By Lee Fifield
Apr 3rd, 2020
Comments Off on COVID-19 Causes Financial Instability for Healthcare Providers
HHS extends financial assistance to hospitals and physicians during pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the financial stability of the healthcare system is in jeopardy. Some hospitals have been forced to furlough staff to make ends meet, w...
By Lee Fifield
Mar 3rd, 2020
It’s finally time to take that important business trip or long-anticipated vacation. You’ve packed the essentials, planned your itinerary, and made your travel arrangements. But are you completely prepared? Whether you are traveling domestically or in...