Tags » Health Care Law

Privacy, Behavioral Health and Hospital Regulations: Recent Developments in Wisconsin Law [VIDEO]

In recent months, the Wisconsin legislature has passed several bills relating to health information privacy, treatment of behavioral health patients, and regulation of hospitals. Please view this webcast that will provide a summary of the legislative action and tips for complying with the new law. 30 more words

Administrative & Regulatory

Should Kentucky Physicians Follow California Physicians’ Lead In Challenging Medicare Rates?

In recent years, Kentucky physicians have dealt with the state’s prescription drug abuse problem head-on – by adding substance disorder recovery services to their practices or establishing separate addiction recovery clinics. 788 more words

Health Care Law

Happy National Healthcare Decisions Day: Why an Advance Directive is a Crucial Part of Estate Planning

Today is a day that, until recently, I wasn’t aware had any independent significance other than being April 16. However, April 16 is – and has been for the past seven years –  247 more words

Health Care Law

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Issues Data Listing Medicare Payments To Individual Physicians

As it had promised to do, the Medicare program issued data listing the amounts paid to individual physicians for services rendered by those physicians to Medicare beneficiaries for calendar year 2012.  69 more words

Administrative & Regulatory

Census Survey Revisions Mask Health Law Effects

From the New York Times, By ROBERT PEAR, 04/15/14-

WASHINGTON — The Census Bureau, the authoritative source of health insurance data for more than three decades, is changing its annual survey so thoroughly that it will be difficult to measure the effects of President Obama’s… 1,139 more words

National Issues

Solving Health Care

It’s bad. It’s really bad. We were finally affected by Obamacare as the company policy was cancelled because it apparently didn’t include all of the ‘goodies’ that are required now, like pediatric care for people in their 60′s, contraceptives for gay people, that sort of thing. 1,017 more words

'Obamacare' Under Attack As Conservatives Eye 2016

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start. 760 more words

Politics