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Time to Move Forward

Time to Move Forward | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Just last month, both parties worked in a bicameral process to develop good-faith consensus and were historically close to repealing the dysfunctional payment system and improving healthcare for America’s senior citizens.
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Dentistry not exempt from medical device tax

Dentistry not exempt from medical device tax | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has issued its final regulations regarding (more)
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Ore. Board of Dentistry addresses dental x-ray confusion

Ore. Board of Dentistry addresses dental x-ray confusion | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Some Oregon dentists are reportedly opting not to treat patients who refuse (more)...
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OVERNIGHT HEALTH: Anti-fraud efforts win the spotlight

OVERNIGHT HEALTH: Anti-fraud efforts win the spotlight | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Medicare fraud was in the headlines Wednesday as lawmakers sought new methods for combating abuse and the Obama administration touted a recent crackdown on false billings. Concern about fraud in entitlement programs has intensified as Republicans...
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How Buffett's Cancer Is Shaping National Dialogue

Eighty-one-year-old billionaire investor Warren Buffett reportedly received an early stage prostate cancer diagnosis after a blood test for prostate-specific antigen, or P.S.A.
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White House cheers news that health law not adding to healthcare costs

White House cheers news that health law not adding to healthcare costs | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
The Obama administration on Monday cheered new evidence that the president's healthcare reform law isn't making healthcare more expensive.
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Dentistry diminish profession in SA

Dentistry diminish profession in SA | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Dental practices in South Africa are going bankrupt and fewer people are entering the profession, the SA Dental Association said on Friday.
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Provider-payer collaboration reduces costs by up to 30%

Provider-payer collaboration reduces costs by up to 30% | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Collaborative efforts between healthcare providers, health insurers and employers are eliminating wasteful and unnecessary healthcare costs, while improving the quality of care.
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2012 US Healthcare: CNNMoney: "Doctors Going Broke" - Why? ERISA & PPACA!

2012 US Healthcare: CNNMoney: "Doctors Going Broke" - Why? ERISA & PPACA! | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
On January 5, 2012, CNNMoney Reported That More And More Doctors In America Are Going Broke, Including Family Physicians, Cardiologists And Oncologists, Mainly Due To "Shrinking Insurance Reimbursement, Changing...
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Physicians Group: Weigh Costs In Treating Patients

There is a lot of debate these days about the costs of medical care, and the risks.
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DOJ Posts Record For Health Care Fraud Cases

The Justice Department is on track to post a record number of health care fraud prosecutions in 2011. Researchers say DOJ reported 1,235 new cases this year, the largest since they began tracking the crime 20 years ago.
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Transportation Security Administration Tapped For Health Care ...

Transportation Security Administration Tapped For Health Care Support. Posted on December 31, 2011 by Russell. It was revealed today that Homeland Security has been tapped for the support of President Obama's health care plan.
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A New Year's Forecast For The Health Care Bill

One of the biggest political question marks going into 2012 is the fate of the Affordable Health Care for America Act.
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3 Compliance Areas Under Scrutiny

3 Compliance Areas Under Scrutiny | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
As efforts to combat fraud, waste, and abuse intensify, the government is increasing its scrutiny of medical practices. This is a busy time for compliance and it will only get busier. The governmen...
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Gallup poll: Dentists rank well on honesty, ethics

Gallup poll: Dentists rank well on honesty, ethics | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
A Gallup Poll on honesty and ethical standards has ranked dentists fifth on (more)
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Univ. of Pacific dental school to relocate

The University of the Pacific Arthur A.Dugoni School of Dentistry will be (more)...
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Digital Domain: E-Prescriptions Reduce Errors, but Their Adoption Is Slow

Digital Domain: E-Prescriptions Reduce Errors, but Their Adoption Is Slow | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Studies show that errors are much less likely when doctors send prescriptions to the pharmacy via computer. But the move to such e-prescriptions has been relatively slow.
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News Analysis: Stand Up for Fitness

News Analysis: Stand Up for Fitness | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Stand up. Turn off the tube. Add months to your life.
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HHS' New Rules On Electronic Payments Could Benefit Doctors, Hospitals

NPR reports on how efforts to set uniform standards for electronic claims for health care services could pay off.
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Health Spending Held Down by Recession

Health Spending Held Down by Recession | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
The economic downturn reined in the growth of health spending as many people lost jobs, income and health insurance, the government said in a report.
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Study of Medicare Patients Finds Most Hospital Errors Unreported

Study of Medicare Patients Finds Most Hospital Errors Unreported | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
The Health and Human Services study said that caregivers often do not recognize what harms patients.
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OIG: Barred physicians prescribe $15M in drugs

OIG: Barred physicians prescribe $15M in drugs | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has allowed physicians who are barred from prescribing under Medicare Part D to prescribe more than $15 million worth of drugs, according to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
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Rules Would Boost Pay For In-Home Health Aides

Nearly two million home health care aides help seniors and people with disabilities to live independently. These caregivers often work long hours doing difficult work without overtime pay.
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Health Insurance Medical Research Fee - Health Care Reforms

Health Insurance Medical Research Fee - Health Care Reforms | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
The Federal medical research fee, which is one dollar per insured person, will be found on health insurance policy premium statements beginning in 2012. ...
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Outlook: More Obamacare taxes on the way - Washington Times

Outlook: More Obamacare taxes on the way - Washington Times | HealthCareAdministration | Scoop.it
Washington TimesOutlook: More Obamacare taxes on the wayWashington TimesThese taxes will increase health care costs, cause significant job losses and restrict Americans' health care options.
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