Medicaid fraud: Case would wrongly expand physician liability
If trial conviction stands, having no knowledge of how others billed Medicaid for your services would no longer be a viable defense when false-claim allegations arise.
E/M prep: Get your coding, EHR systems ready for 2021
New office-visit coding criteria are designed to be intuitive but implementing them requires practices to incorporate some change-management strategies and perhaps some outside advice.
Physicians weigh in on DACA case before Supreme Court
Physicians tell the U.S. Supreme Court that eliminating the current policy would worsen physician shortages and hamper emergency preparedness.
AMA to Supreme Court: Rescinding DACA would harm health care
This case’s outcome could have a broad impact across our health system. That is why America’s physicians are speaking out.
Expanded requirements could jeopardize child-abuse reporting immunity
A $48 million Illinois jury award also means doctors would need to report abuse anytime there is mere suspicion, taking resources away from more pressing cases.
Verdict’s in on terminal prognoses: Doctors aren’t fortunetellers
n a Medicare hospice fraud case, federal appeals court sides with the AMA on medical judgment calls such as how long a patient has left to live.
New “public charge” rule will put immigrants’ health at risk
Children, pregnant women, the disabled will be hit hard by rule that discourages immigrants from accessing Medicaid, other government programs, physicians tell federal court.
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