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Flu Shots are Good for Business

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, “each year as winter approaches, employers can count on at least one in every five of their employees calling in sick because he or she has the flu.” The flu can be a big expense for businesses in both direct costs (absenteeism and loss in productivity) and indirect … Continue reading Flu Shots are Good for Business

By | November 24, 2015 Read more
Changes to the 21st Century Cures bill healthcare providers must know about

What providers must know about changes to the 21st Century Cures bill

Although politicians are still battling over the Affordable Care Act, more new medical reforms are in the pipeline. The United States House Energy and Commerce Committee just released an updated version of the 21st Century Cures bill. Surprisingly, this is a bipartisan bill and it proposed major changes to the FDA, NIH, and the nation’s … Continue reading What providers must know about changes to the 21st Century Cures bill

By | June 16, 2015 Read more
Female Doctor with Caring Hands on a Piggy Bank.

What doctors and patients must know about MACRA and the new Medicare reimbursement plan

In telehealth and across the medical field, the spotlight has turned to patient engagement in recent years, recently picking up steam with Congress passing the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). MACRA works to repeal the use of the sustainable growth rate formula, which was implemented nearly 20 years ago and was put in place … Continue reading What doctors and patients must know about MACRA and the new Medicare reimbursement plan

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