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Physician Fee Schedule for 2019 Includes Changes to Evaluation-and-Management Services
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: GUEST | Released: December 6, 2018, 8:31 am
The 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule final rule included several changes when it comes to payment for evaluation-and-management (E/M) services. Physicians should make note about three things in next year’s fee schedule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
1. CMS has postpone
Court Finds Insurer Violated the NJ Consumer Fraud Act
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Melinda Martinson, Esq. | Released: November 29, 2018, 8:25 am
The 3d Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a New Jersey Federal District Court decision on the issue of whether an insurer may be liable under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA). This auto liability case is contrary to others that have found the CFA does not apply to insurance policy disputes whe
Court Orders Correctional Institute to Administer Methadone Per Physician’s Order
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Melinda Martinson, Esq. | Released: November 29, 2018, 8:24 am
A Massachusetts Federal District Court ordered a correctional institute to provide methadone to a recovering addict who is expected to be incarcerated. The Massachusetts Medical Society filed an amicus brief in support of the injunction. The patient was treated unsuccessfully with non-opioid medicat
HIEs Valuable During Times of Natural Disasters
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: GUEST | Released: November 8, 2018, 8:44 am
Health care demands rise dramatically when threatened with a natural disaster such as a hurricane or tornado, or wild fires. Significantly impacted are patient access to care, access to health data, and clinician workflows. Determining the best course of medical action requires secure access to pati
The Medical Society of New Jersey Welcomes Holy Name Medical Partners
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Lauren Schiavo | Released: October 4, 2018, 11:33 am
Lawrenceville, NJ – The Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ), the country’s oldest professional society established in 1766, is pleased to welcome Holy Name Medical Partners (HNMP) to its membership ranks.
This alignment offers HNMP physicians the access to professional membership in MSNJ and provi