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2014-08-28 23:09:51

Leading online medical billing and coding school, Med-Certification.com, explains the complicated process of new patient care rules, how they'll effect the industry, and how professionals can take advantage of the upcoming shortage of trained professionals. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 CMMI (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation) is suggesting more attention to coordination and integration of care to address patient needs. What does it all mean? The idea is to...

2014-07-25 12:25:30

SAVE Medicare Home Health Act provides critical relief to America's home health patients by achieving savings through reduced hospital readmissions instead of across-the-board cuts MARIETTA, Ga., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies, Inc. (GAHHA) today thanked Congressman Tom Price (R-Roswell) for introducing new Medicare legislation that would replace across-the-board Medicare cuts with targeted reform that will improve the quality of...

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2014-04-10 05:08:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an historic move, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare payments to physicians and other health care professionals for services rendered to beneficiaries. The treasure trove of data includes bills for services and procedures by providers. It also reveals that many doctors around the country have been paid $1 million or more from the social insurance program for older...

2014-02-17 12:24:09

LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following an Association-wide survey of its members, the AUA today announced its legislative priorities for 2014. The Association's Board of Directors approved the priorities during its annual winter meeting earlier this month. "The AUA invested in engaging its members in the development of this list through a series of focus groups and in-depth online surveys to ensure that its priorities reflected urologists' needs and concerns,"...


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