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AMA Pushes for ICD-10 Stoppage or Delay | ICD-10, Coding & Billing, Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, AMA, American Medical Association, CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ICD-10 Implementation
AMA Pushes for ICD-10 Stoppage or Delay

The first rule of marketing is to make sure you have a clear message. For the American Medical Association leadership, their position on the impending ICD-10 conversion could not be more straightforward … they want to see it stopped.

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False Claims Alert | Mike Sacopulos, Medical Risk Institute
False Claims Alert

Orthopedic clinics to pay nearly $2 million to settle allegations of billing Medicare for reimported products

Two southern orthopedic clinics will pay a combined $1.85 million to resolve state and federal False Claims Act allegations.

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Addressing Obstacles on the Road to Diabetes Control | Diabetes, Glucose Management, A1c, Dr. Elizabeth Halprin, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard, American Journal of Managed Care, Patient-Centered Care
Addressing Obstacles on the Road to Diabetes Control

What is the best way to get … and keep … diabetic patients actively engaged in the lifelong self-management of their condition?

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Celebrating 30 Years as a Multispecialty Practice | Orlando Health, Physician Associates, Dennis Buhring.
Celebrating 30 Years as a Multispecialty Practice

Physician Associates CEO Dennis Buhring discusses how the nearly 100-physician group has adapted to decades of change

Editor’s note: This month, Medical News looks at two diverse physician practices, one a large multispecialty practice, and one that steadfastly remains a solo practice. See “Solo Practice Remaining Independent” in this month’s edition.

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Solo Practice Remaining Independent | Dr. E.J. Aragona, Alton Med Center, Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Solo Practice Remaining Independent

Alton Med Center’s E.J. Aragona, MD, discusses how he continues to hang out a shingle after 29 years

Editor’s note: This month, Medical News looks at two diverse physician practices, one a large multispecialty practice, and one that steadfastly remains a solo practice. See “Celebrating 30 Years as a Practice” in this month’s edition.

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States: Spike in Tax Fraud Against Doctors - Krebs on Security

Krebs on Security

States: Spike in Tax Fraud Against Doctors
Krebs on Security
An unusual number of physicians in several U.S. states are just finding out that they've been victimized by tax return fraud this year, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. An apparent spike in tax fraud cases against medical professionals is fueling ...
Fraudsters Targeting PhysiciansValley News
Physicians and Health Providers Hit by Tax FraudAccounting Today
More than 100 NH doctors victims of identity theft, tax fraudThe Union Leader
Law360 (subscription) -MedPage Today
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Posted Thursday, April 24, 2014 8:06 am CDT

'Medical Homes' Appeal To Doctors, Patients - GPB

GPB

'Medical Homes' Appeal To Doctors, Patients
GPB
Care for Whitten's chronic conditions are coordinated under one medical practice, so he doesn't have to visit several clinicians. Zreloff's practice also offers the services of a nutritionist and a psychologist. Patients can communicate with a ...

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Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8:45 am CDT

Physician Group Says Medical Practices Are Good for Economic Health - NJ Spotlight

Physician Group Says Medical Practices Are Good for Economic Health
NJ Spotlight
New Jersey doctors provide healthcare to the state's residents – and they also help keep the state's economy healthy, according to a new study. The average New Jersey doctor in private practice supports 10.5 jobs and $1.74 million in annual economic ...
AMA report: Doctors support nearly 572000 jobsAlbany Business Review (blog)

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Posted Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:08 am CDT