Dual Eligibles for Medicare, Medicaid come under fire

  Dual Eligibles for Medicare, Medicaid cost too much.   The administration that created¬†the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with Medicaid expansion as a¬†centerpiece to cover more low-income insureds…

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Healthcare Expert witness, HIPAA, HITECH Act, Medical Coding and Affordable Care Act Considerations

healthcare expert witness work in medical coding and billing, usual customary and reasonable cost of care, HIPAA Privacy, HITECH Act, and Affordable Care act require special considerations

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Fiscal Cliff Debate, Mortgage Interest Deduction Compared to Cost of Medicare Fraud

When we consider what the U.S. Administration may hope to gain by curtailing the mortgage interest tax deduction, we should consider it in light of inefficiencies and fraud in healthcare that cost more. Bloated charges to Medicare cost HUNDREDS of BILLIONS to the U.S. government. In other words, the government is reimbursing some for services that were never provided to any taxpayer. This isn't a Red or Blue issue it is an American issue.

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ICD-10 – Let’s Get On With It

We do not support a delay in ICD-10. The delay hurts not only those who have invested dutifully to meet the CMS mandate on time, but it hurts independent contractors, small businesses, and Healthcare IT vendors who fill knowledge gap in Covered Entities who don't have the staff internally to meet this mandate.

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ICD-10 and Bundling – Study Raises Questions About Bundling To Pay Doctors

ICD-10 will drive initiatives such as bundling, as a component of health care payment reform. Therefore reimbursement, and case management and other areas must be viewed in a broader landscape. HIPAA mandates and health care reform impact one another.

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