With lots of money at play, it’s not hard to see why the government is motivated to investigate and prosecute in order to obtain huge fines and the benefit of the forfeiture millions of dollars.
These regulations require that patients be given a notice of rights and, should they so request, a good faith estimate of charges.
Once in a while, you’ll see a sign that says, “No Services Next 32 Miles,” and what do you know, there isn’t even an exit for 32 miles.
Here, Mark discusses parallels between the Industrial Revolution, the bespoke customization of bike frames, and modern medical practice: more patients and a transformational experience.
The moral of the story is to exercise tremendous diligence and implement operational checks and balances in connection with the presentation, and in some cases, payment, of invoices.
Negotiation doesn’t take place in a vacuum, it takes place within a context. So why not control the context? Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Sessile animals, for example, sponges or coral, live their lives fixed in one place. Food comes to them.
Ride along with Mark as he discusses the need to carefully vet your participation in any telemedicine or telehealth arrangement.
Data risk itself can be sliced like cold cuts: HIPAA risk, state confidentiality of medical information risk, credit card data risk, and so on.
Medical group leaders are busy focusing on day to day activities: Most are deeply involved in direct patient care. Some, yes, some, also devote some time to working on their business. But there’s a pressing need to engage in strategy. Podcast: Play in new window | Download