Jan 16th, 2020
Millennials are everywhere in the news: They are attracting marketers, entering the workforce, and shaping our trends. Now that these young adult consumers are exceeding the baby boomer population, it’s remolding healthcare delivery and access  ̶  and our industry should care. According to Statista’s “Resident Population in the United States in 2017, by Generation,” the ...
Dec 26th, 2019
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) missed its deadline for creating regulations for a special registration process for prescribing controlled substances via telemedicine. What Is the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act? The Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008 regulated a provider’s ability to prescribe controlled substances. Under this Act, a ...
In Billing
Nov 25th, 2019
Three new HCPCS Level II G codes are added to the Medicare Telehealth Services list for Calendar Year (CY) 2020. These codes describe new bundled services for the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) states in the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule final rule, “By creating a separate ...
In Audit
Nov 6th, 2019
Many healthcare organizations are seeking to reduce expensive physical office space, improve employee morale, and offer flexible options for the workforce; telecommuting has emerged as a commonplace solution for many of us. How can a compliance officer embrace these more prevalent and relevant offsite employee worksite opportunities while still demonstrating they are managing risks to ...
Emergency response and management are of great significance for reducing the financial and psychological burdens associated with healthcare delivery. Rapid urbanization, aging infrastructure, scarcity of resources, and population explosion have put a significant strain on the existing emergency response and management system. From natural disasters to the management of comorbid conditions, such as ...