August 1, 2017

New Medicare and Medicaid Cards Coming Soon

The CMS, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has acknowledged that its card-based coverage system has flaws.  There have been too many documented cases of […]
August 2, 2017

More Undermaintained Hospitals Due to Bad Debt?

On this blog in the past, we have written posts that discuss what bad debt is.  In case you need a refresher, though, bad debt is […]
August 3, 2017

Half a Million Clinicians Facing Medicare Penalties

There is bad news on the horizon for many of the medical care providers in this country.  CMS – the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services […]
August 4, 2017

Observational Stays for Medicare Patients Now Controversial

New research evidence suggests that the ‘observational stay’ may not be the best bet for Medicare patients.  Recalling that the vast majority of Medicare eligible individuals […]