Webinars by Topic: Health

New Pain Care Clinic Regulations

he new Pain Care Clinic Regulations apply to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, physicians, pain management clinics, pharmacies, and wholesale pharmaceutical distributors. It affects the ability to dispense certain addictive prescription drugs, mainly Schedule II or III controlled substances. The provisions of HB 7095 became effective on July 1, 2011.

The Healthcare Price Transparency Bill

The new Health Care Price Transparency (HB 935) law signed by Governor Scott on June 2, 2011 requires medical practices who take patients as “Walk-Ins”  (with or without appointments) and urgent care centers to post a 3 x 5 foot sign in the lobby providing at least the top 50 medical procedures preformed by the office and the amounts charged to patients who have no insurance for those 50 procedures.The procedures may be grouped in three price levels, listing services in each group level.

Medicare Practice Compliance

Noted health care consultant Jeff Howard of Ray Howard and Associates speaks with Alan Gassman on Medicare Practice Compliance and how physicians can protect themselves against paperwork errors, organizational oversights, and even unannounced audits.

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