January 10th, 2019


Federal Government Finalizes Changes to Accountable Care Organization Program

All participating practices required to accept financial risk, among other changes.

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December 18th, 2018


HIPAA Settlement Reminds Practices to Avoid Public Response to Patient Complaints

Issue reinforces the need for maintaining patient privacy even when asked for a public response.

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November 28th, 2018


Pennsylvania Mandates E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances

New law requires electronic prescriptions for Schedule II to V controlled substances in an attempt to combat opioid abuse.

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November 9th, 2018


Federal Government Makes Key Changes to Physician Payment Policies

CMS finalized a new policy that changes the way practices are compensated for evaluation and management services.

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October 11th, 2018


U.S. Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis

Bill has implications for physicians and medical practices.

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October 9th, 2018


Why Physicians Must Evaluate Financial Relationships

The settlements involve fraudulent compensation arrangements.

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August 13th, 2018


Federal Government Proposes Changes to Key Accountable Care Organization Program

The proposed rule would require all participating practices to accept down-side risk, among other changes.

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August 3rd, 2018


Health Policy Update: Social Determinants of Health—The Next Step in Value-Based Payment Models?

Medical Mutual’s health policy lead looks at what the trend may hold for physicians and practices.

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July 18th, 2018


Can a Practice Charge a Patient’s Attorney for Copies of Medical Records?

Medical Mutual’s new in-house health policy expert offers guidance for practices handling records requests from patients’ attorneys.

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June 20th, 2018


Get to Know Us: Sam Cohen

The latest post in our series introducing the talented and dedicated people who make up the Medical Mutual team.

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