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  • How Obamacare Is Shaping the Immigration Debate

    (Editor's Note: This guest blog was written by Michael LaMagna, a Partner at Helwig, Henderson, Ryan, LaMagna and Spinola, LLP.) When people ask me why I enjoy healthcare law and all of its related fields, I always answer that healthcare relates to everything. At first glance, the immigration debates seem very separate from the Affordable Care ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on June 18, 2013
  • Patient Confidentiality and Social Media

    Editor's note: This article was posted with permission from its author, Christine Gondos, Igloo Software. She can be reached at cgondos@igloosoftware.com. The fastpaced healthcare industry is continuously evolving -- whether it be newly released studies, new best practices or new techniques, the healthcare community thrives off of ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on April 26, 2013
  • Patient Confidentiality and Social Media

    Editor's note: This article was posted with permission from its author, Christine Gondos, Igloo Software. She can be reached at cgondos@igloosoftware.com. The fastpaced healthcare industry is continuously evolving -- whether it be newly released studies, new best practices or new techniques, the healthcare community thrives off of ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on April 26, 2013
  • Bill Introduced to Improve Advance Care Planning with the Help of EHRs

    This week, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced The Personalize Your Care Act, bipartisan legislation that will provide Medicare and Medicaid coverage for voluntary consultations about advance-care planning every 5 years or in the event of a change in health status. The bill also provides grants to states to establish or expand ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on March 15, 2013
  • The Trouble With Metadata & Health Privacy

    (Editor's note: This blog was written by ADVANCE editorial intern Rebecca Hepp.)  Advances in technology over the past decade have raised serious concerns for patient privacy, an issue that sparked an intense panel discussion at the Second International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy, held last week in Washington, DC. Panelists ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on June 14, 2012
  • OIG Questions Billing Patterns of Portable X-Ray Suppliers

    The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently reported that 20 portable X-ray suppliers exhibited questionable billing patterns according to criteria the OIG established. In addition, Medicare paid approximately $12.8 million for return trips to nursing facilities on a single day and, contrary to Federal regulations, Medicare paid ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on January 3, 2012
  • Four States Qualify for ARRA Matching Funds for EHR Incentives Program

    Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio will receive 90 percent federal match for planning activities. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Sept. 13 that the Medicaid program in four states -- Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio -- will receive federal matching funds for state planning activities ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on September 15, 2010
  • Four States Qualify for ARRA Matching Funds for EHR Incentives Program

    Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio will receive 90 percent federal match for planning activities. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Sept. 13 that the Medicaid program in four states -- Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio -- will receive federal matching funds for state planning activities ...
    Posted to The Politics of Health Care (Weblog) on September 15, 2010
  • Four States Qualify for ARRA Matching Funds for EHR Incentives Program

    Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio will receive 90 percent federal match for planning activities. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Sept. 13 that the Medicaid program in four states -- Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio -- will receive federal matching funds for state planning activities ...
    Posted to The Politics of Health Care (Weblog) on September 15, 2010
  • Four States Qualify for ARRA Matching Funds for EHR Incentives Program

    Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio will receive 90 percent federal match for planning activities. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Sept. 13 that the Medicaid program in four states -- Hawaii, Massachusetts, North Dakota and Ohio -- will receive federal matching funds for state planning activities ...
    Posted to The Politics of Healthcare (Weblog) on September 15, 2010
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