Has the minimum wage increase in AZ affected your practice or healthcare organization?
  In November 2016, AZ voters approved Proposition 206; The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act (“The Act”). The Act increased the minimum wage from $8.05 to $10.00 per hour effective January 1, 2017. The increase will be in effect until 2020, when it will climb to $12.00 per hour. ...
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HFMA Nevada
I am so honored to have been nominated as Vice President of the HFMA Nevada Board of Directors. If elected, I start serving this June and I'm thrilled at the opportunity to serve my State's chapter.
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Healthcare Professionals – How Would You Like to Increase your Net Income?
Medical Economics reported in May 2016 in an article titled "Administrative Costs Are Killing US Healthcare" that "The U.S. devotes a larger percentage of its healthcare economy to administration (doing things like moving a claim through the system...) than any other country." I'd like to zero in on what you're ...
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Durable Medical Equipment Companies: Straight from the VGM Playbook
I was reading the playbook put out by VGM "Analyzing Business Operations".  It is very good and has some excellent suggestions. If you're not familiar with the VGM Group, it is an excellent member service organization that provides support and industry advocacy for the HME/DMEPOS companies in the United States. ...
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Hospital Readmissions and Remote Patient Monitoring
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how telemedicine reduces hospital readmissions and saves extraordinary costs. This week I would like to take it one step further and discuss remote  patient monitoring (RPM). Telemedicine is advancing at a rapid pace and RPM devices are being developed at a rapid ...
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