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HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

2018 MGMA conference inspires practice leaders to transform the healthcare industry

By Lisa A. Eramo, MA
Leadership, operational best practices, healthcare consumerism, population health management, and value-based care were among the many topics discussed at the…


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INSIGHT

Managing political discussions in the workplace

By Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR  bio
During the Justice Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, more than fifty percent of Americans admitted they had taken part in…


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HUMAN RESOURCES

What you need to know about complying with the FLSA

To be or not to be exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)? That is the big question, according to…


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PATIENT CREDITS

3 questions to help you handle patient credits

By Ranadene K. Tapio, MBA, CMRS, CMC, Guest Contributor  bio
How does your office deal with patient credits? More importantly, does your office deal with patient credits at all? Believe it not, not all offices do. There are several reasons why an…


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INSIGHT

5 essential steps to ensure an effective HIPAA program

By Danika Brinda  bio
HIPAA Compliance is a term that is often thrown around the healthcare industry; however, I commonly ask myself: Is the meaning of HIPAA Compliance the same throughout the…


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BILLING & COLLECTIONS

Simple but workable ways to improve collections

What’s the cause of poor collections? Don’t blame it on the office, says one collections expert…


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COMPLIANCE

5 tested ways to make your billing and coding more profitable

The health of your medical practice depends on good quality coding and billing work. One of the most important roles in the medical office that…


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PATIENT SAFETY

Bill to end secrecy around doctor sexual assault and other patient harm passes CA Assembly

California would be the first state in the nation to mandate doctors tell their patients when they are disciplined for sexual assault or other patient harm under legislation that…


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NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

HIPAA Refresher: Is your practice on top of NPPs?

By Ranadene K. Tapio, MBA, CMRS, CMC, Guest Contributor  bio
I know, HIPAA is old news. And ALL of your offices are presenting your patients with a HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) already…


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SOCIAL NETWORKING POLICY

Model Employee Social Networking Policy

Why you need this model policy:

This model policy will help you protect your practice from the potential threat posed by employee blogging, tweeting, Instagramming, and other social networking.

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