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August 2013 - Posts

COTA Thoughts

Things to Know About the Affordable Care Act
August 30, 2013 8:44 AM by Tim Banish
October 1st is the official sign up start for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare. There are some things you will need to know before that time, especially if you purchase your own medical insurance. If you have medical insurance Read More...
Continuing Education in the Old Days
August 23, 2013 5:47 PM by Tim Banish
So are you one of the ones that hates having to attend yet another long and boring continuing education class? Over my years as a COTA I attended many classes to get Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). Yes some are boring, and repetitious, but it's all Read More...
Detroit's Bankruptcy Will Affect Medicare
August 16, 2013 9:03 PM by Tim Banish
On the news lately has been the City of Detroit filing for bankruptcy, and other than initial impacts it may well have some long term affects too. Other cities are looking at methods of cutting employees medical insurance costs, and seek to end insurance Read More...
Doctors Opting Out of Medicare
August 11, 2013 4:52 PM by Tim Banish
Hello Readers. Sorry I've been gone for a while. From now on I will be posting a new blog every Friday. More rules and smaller reimbursement rates lead to frustrated doctors who have begun to opt out of participation with Medicare. The number of doctors Read More...