Patients enrolled in Medicare and their health care providers and coordinating health plans should start using new Medicare Identification Numbers on new Medicare Cards that CMS recently sent to Medicare enrolled individuals rather than Social Security Numbers when conducting Medicare transactions.
Check your immunizations this week!
Influenza (commonly referred to as the “flu”) continues to threaten many American families. Highly contagious, the flu can be serious or even deadly. However, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is urging Americans to get […]
As many students participate in the National School Walkout in protest that something be done following the tragic Parkland school shooting today, it’s a good time to focus on the best way to make needed […]
A physician explains that patient reporting and discussion of symptoms with their physician is a critical component of the diagnosis process.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sent a letter to State Medicaid Directors rescinding 2016 guidance that specifically restricted states’ ability to take certain actions against […]
Trump Executive Order Promises Better Veteran Health Care
IRS warns 2018 property tax prepayments only deductible in 2017 if already assessed in 2017.
The Internal Revenue Service is acting to help health Obamacare subsidy eligible individuals living in regions where exchange insurers do not offer bronze (lowest cost) coverage. The move comes as House and Senate Conferees are […]
Remember when your doctor spent more time focusing on you than typing on the computer during your visit? Government “meaningful use” and other “administrative simplification” reforms are replacing health care with accounting and technology. Tell […]