Business/Technology

It’s Not Just Insulin: Lawmakers Focus on Price of One Drug, While Others Rise Too

Sep 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm by pj

By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News   Michael Costanzo, a Colorado farmer diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2016, has a well-honed ritual: Every six months.... Read More

A Pandemic Upshot: Seniors Are Having Second Thoughts About Where to Live

Sep 19, 2020 at 05:35 pm by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Where do we want to live in the years ahead? Older adults are asking this question anew in light of the ongoing toll of the coronav.... Read More

EOCC: New Age Networking for Healthcare Professionals is Here!

Sep 18, 2020 at 07:38 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE     In February, we delighted in the success of the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce’s first Healthcare Co.... Read More

DOL Narrows Definition of Healthcare Provider Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Sep 17, 2020 at 12:53 pm by pj

  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has posted revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medi.... Read More

COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

Sep 16, 2020 at 09:33 am by pj

  By Markian Hawryluk and Katheryn Houghton and Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News The staff at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is accustome.... Read More

5 Tax-Saving Strategies for Medical Professionals

Sep 14, 2020 at 01:45 pm by pj

  Taxes are inevitable and we all have to pay them; though many people are surprised to find that they are paying more taxes than they should. While everyone has to pay.... Read More

A Doctor Went to His Own Employer for a COVID-19 Antibody Test. It Cost $10,984

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:14 pm by pj

By Marshall Allen, ProPublica This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big.... Read More

Medical Practices with PPP Loans Could Face Liability if Found Non-Compliant with SBA Rules

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:46 pm by pj

By Peter de Boisblanc Take-away: In order to receive a PPP loan, you were required to meet the “necessity certification” requirement and have considered alte.... Read More

Fine-Tune Prior Auth: Get Ahead of the Elective Procedure Rush

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:36 pm by pj

  By Marcia Leighton In a pre-COVID-19 world, prior authorizations were a top concern of CFOs as a major source of claims denials and rework. Prior authorization cost h.... Read More

Dozens of U.S. Hospitals Poised to Defy FDA’s Directive on COVID Plasma

Sep 03, 2020 at 02:27 pm by pj

By JoNel Aleccia , Kaiser Health News  Dozens of major hospitals across the U.S. are grappling with whether to ignore a federal decision allowing broader emerg.... Read More

Watch: Florida Gutted Its Public Health System Ahead of Pandemic

Sep 03, 2020 at 02:12 pm by pj

   KHN Midwest editor and correspondent Laura Ungar appeared on Spectrum News Bay News 9 to discuss her recent investigation with The Associated Press on how Florid.... Read More

Ponte Health's PHirst App has Deployed

Sep 03, 2020 at 11:01 am by pj

  The technology team at Ponte Health has deployed their first application into the market, available for download on iOS at the Apple App Store. https://apps.apple.com.... Read More

Tax Saving Professionals: Why Physicians Need a Tax Team and 3 Steps to Ensure You Choose the Right One

Sep 03, 2020 at 10:29 am by pj

  Too many high-income earners ($500K+) continue to overpay their income taxes. Unsurprisingly, when these individuals are asked if they would want to pay less in taxes,.... Read More

Pinnacle Adds CovID Rapid Antigen Detection Test

Sep 02, 2020 at 11:55 am by pj

Pinnacle IVD (Pinnacle) is pleased to announce the addition of the CovID Rapid Antigen Detection (RAD) test to its existing diagnostic test product line which includes the Pin.... Read More

DeSantis Cancels COVID Lab Contract for Breach of Contract

Sep 01, 2020 at 01:07 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management Sever Ties with Quest Diagnostics After Quest Failed to Follow Florida Law...Testing Company Attemp.... Read More

Tourists Tote Dollars, and COVID, to Caribbean Islands

Sep 01, 2020 at 11:22 am by pj

  By Chaseedaw Giles and Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News  “What activities are open to do next week? Zip-lining? Jet ski? Anyone.... Read More

AMA Releases 2021 CPT Code Set

Sep 01, 2020 at 10:10 am by pj

New updates to medicine’s common language reflect burden relief, COVID-19 testing and tech-enabled medical servicesThe first major overhaul in more than 25 years to the.... Read More

Publisher's note: Science & the Practice of Medicine…Politics should NEVER Impact

Aug 27, 2020 at 04:54 pm by pj

  COVID-19 continues to challenge this Great Nation but there is significant hope, thanks to the extraordinary COURAGE of Physicians, PA’s, APRN’s, RN’.... Read More

Sifting Through Misinformation about Solar Energy

Aug 27, 2020 at 10:15 am by pj

  By DIEGO GARCIA   Being part of the Solar Energy industry for the past four years and sick of the misleading information about the real benefits of solar panels.... Read More

AMA Urges FDA to Ensure Transparency in COVID-19 Vaccine Development to Promote Vaccine Confidence Among Physicians, Public  

Aug 26, 2020 at 08:15 pm by pj

    With COVID-19 vaccine development moving at a rapid pace, the American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to work.... Read More