National Medical News

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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CINDY SANDERS

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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LYNNE JETER

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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CINDY SANDERS

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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LYNNE JETER