Category Archives: Health Law Attorneys

Managing Credential Renewals

Health care practice administrators often receive frustrating communications from insurance companies. The last-minute requests for credentialing renewals can be especially upsetting because of the amount of information you must submit. The easiest way to handle credential renewals and recertifications is to be proactive rather than reactive. Consider the following six tips to manage your credential…
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10 Mistakes That Can Result in Medical Malpractice

10 Mistakes That Can Result in Medical Malpractice Despite the fact that most doctors and their staff use good judgement when it comes to patient care, there are thousands of medical malpractice lawsuits brought each year. Mistakes do occur but just not all medical malpractice cases are justified and not all plaintiff’s cases are successful.…
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EHR Incentives and Certifications – Attaining Meaningful Use

EHR Incentives and Certifications – Attaining Meaningful Use In 2009, legislation authorized the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) to offer health care providers financial incentives to use certified electronic health recording technology (CEHRT) to keep electronic health records (EHRs) on patients. Learn about meaningful use and what’s new in 2018. Meaningful Use Meaningful use…
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HIPAA-Compliant Texting for Medical Professionals

HIPAA-Compliant Texting for Medical Professionals Like everyone else, physicians and health-care professionals have taken to texting in a big way. Results of a recent study of health care providers revealed that 64% percent of the physicians surveyed regularly use SMS (text) messaging to send and receive patient data with colleagues. These messages were used to…
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