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March 2016 Newsletter

Please visit this page for the March 2016 installment of Broad and Cassel’s “Health Law Update.”

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Chronic Care Management Dollars: Who Gets Them and How?

By: Kristina Maranges Recognizing chronic care management is one of the critical components of primary care as of January 1, 2015, Medicare now allows qualified providers to seek payment for non-face-to-face care management/coordination under CPT Code 99490.  These services are … Continue reading

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The “Walmart-ization” of Primary Care

By: Nichole Geary Retail medical clinics are not new.  By now, everyone is familiar with CVS’s Minute Clinic and Walgreen’s Healthcare Clinic.  These types of clinics provide vaccination and general disease monitoring services.  However, as both companies have been very … Continue reading

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Independent Physicians Switch To New Practice Models

By: Fred Segal According to a recent article in the Kaiser Health News, physicians who are currently practicing independently are looking to innovative practice models in order to either maintain or increase their income. The article specifically discusses physicians switching … Continue reading

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Primary Care Shortage

By Mike Segal A recent Washington Post article discusses in some depth the primary care shortage in this country and the critical need to address that. It says, “The greatest threat to the health overhaul might not be the Supreme … Continue reading

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In the Know: The Health Care Price Transparency Act

By Shachi Mankodi The Healthcare Price Transparency Act, HB 935 (the “Act”) which took effect July 1, 2011, implements new requirements for the publication and posting of charges for medical services offered by certain medical offices, urgent care centers, and … Continue reading

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