03 Nov CHIP Funding Passed Through the House

Last week we brought you information regarding the dwindling funds available to the states for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).  The House missed a September deadline to renew funding for the program that is considered an element of Medicaid. As reported by Modern Healthcare, this...

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22 Sep The Graham-Cassidy Bill

The Graham-Cassidy Bill After a relatively brief hiatus, we have some legislative activity to share with you that, if passed, could have a profound impact on the healthcare industry.  Two Republican Senators – Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy – have co-sponsored the Graham-Cassidy Bill which is...

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31 Aug ACOs Reduce Spending by Nearly $1 Billion

One of the intended effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare (ACA) was to improve the physician payment landscape and the quality of care provided to patients.  Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are one of the mechanisms that was enacted...

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18 Aug What Do Your A/R Reports Reveal?

We have reached the time of year when the fiscal year is coming to a close for many of our practices, whether that is this quarter or next.  If you haven’t been closely tracking your accounts receivable throughout the year, this is a good time...

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