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COVID-19
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top 7 Insurance and Legal Questions for Resuming Medical Practice During COVID-19 »
By: Todd Zeiter Vice President of Underwriting, The Doctors Company   Updated June 4, 2020: As a compan...
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Personal protective gear supply said to be running low again in U.S. »
The  AP   (7/7, Mulvihill, Fassett) reports that “the personal protective gear that was in dangerously shor...
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Administration to sponsor “surge” COVID-19 testing in three cities »
WASHINGTON -- The Trump Administration will sponsor "surge" COVID-19 testing in three cities -- Jacksonville, Florida; Bat...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Points to Being Flexible on Convention »
July 8, 2020 By:  Jim Turner News Service Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- President Donald Trum...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Pandemic Loans Flow to Health Providers »
July 7, 2020 Christine Sexton News Service Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- More than 4,600 health-c...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announces Physician Opt-Out for 2020 MIPS Program »
On June 24, CMS announced that physician practices can opt out of the 2020 MIPS program using the Extreme and Un...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Guidance on Healthcare Personnel Return to Work »
With confirmed cases of Covid continuing to increase, we are hearing from more medical practices that are experiencing sta...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder: Important Funding Announcement for all Medicaid Providers - 20 Days Left to Apply »
Reminder for all Medicaid and CHIP providers: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced addi...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report indicates many furloughed workers are still holding onto employer health coverage »
More people are uninsured as a result of Covid-19, but many furloughed workers are still holding on to employer coverage—f...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Black Medicare Patients With COVID-19 Nearly 4 Times As Likely To End Up In Hospital »
New federal data reinforces the stark racial disparities that have appeared with COVID-19: According to the Centers for Me...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Fewer Americans were admitted to EDs with critical conditions during initial COVID 10 weeks »
Reuters  (6/22, Mishra) reports researchers at the CDC found “fewer Americans were admitted to emergency departm...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
SBA Releases New EZ PPP Loan-Forgiveness Application »
Needless to say, it’s been a roller coaster ride for  business  owners over the past couple of months understand...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Coverage of COVID-19 Testing for Nursing Home Residents and Patients »
On Monday the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) instructed Medicare Administrative Contactors and notifie...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH Launches Centralized Nationwide Platform for Data on Patients with Coronavirus »
Fox News (6/16, Rivas) reports the National Institutes of Health (NIH) “announced Monday a new ‘centralized, secure e...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
High Unemployment Has Reportedly Made Health Care Unaffordable to Many »
The New York Times (6/16, Abelson) reports many people are still avoiding visiting a physician with their health...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emergency Rule: COVID-19 Testing for Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Staff Required Every »
To further prevent the spread of COVID-19 at Florida nursing homes and assisted living facilities, the Agency for Health C...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Agency for Health Care Administration »
The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) has enacted provider flexibilities to help respond to the 2019 novel co...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Encourages Reopening of Healthcare Facilities »
New recommendations provide guidance to health systems and patients as COVID-19 cases decline   Under...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus Pandemic Reportedly Exacerbated the Shortage of Injectable Opioids Needed by Hospitals »
In a “Special Report,”  Reuters  (6/9, Girion, Levine, Respaut) examines how the coronavirus pandemic has ex...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA Presses HHS to Assist Physicians Who Haven't Received Provider Relief Funds Yet »
The AMA has continued to press HHS to swiftly distribute funds to assist those physicians who have not previously received...
Thursday, June 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IMPORTANT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL MEDICAID PROVIDERS »
For all Medicaid and CHIP providers: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced additional di...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Fast-Tracking Pharmacy Rules Amid COVID-19 »
June 4, 2020 By: Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ad...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Admin Unveils Enhanced Enforcement Actions Based On Nursing Home COVID-19 Data & Inspections »
The following is a message from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): Under the leadership of Pres...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NKF, ASN urge HHS to consider risks for patients with kidney disease in the pandemic »
The National Kidney Foundation and the American Society of Nephrology have written a letter to the Trump administration hi...
Monday, May 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Informs Public About Possible Accuracy Concerns with Abbott ID NOW Point-of-Care Test »
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting the public to early data that suggest potential inaccurate result...
Friday, May 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
10th Annual Physician Salaries – 2020 Report »
Content Provided by: Medscape What factors are influencing physician salaries in 2020? Medscape's 10th annual Physi...
Friday, May 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospital Workers Complain of Minimal Disclosure After COVID Exposures »
By Jenny Gold and Markian | Hawryluk Kaiser Health News Dinah Jimenez assumed a world-class hospital would be bette...
Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida adds COVID-19 into its hurricane preparations »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner   TALLAHASSEE --- With another expected active hurricane season s...
Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Floridians complain about non-compliant businesses »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Floridians have filed more than 2,200 complaints to the state over the pas...
Friday, May 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Rule Aims to Prevent Infected Patients from Going Back to Nursing Homes »
Patients who have been in a Florida hospital with COVID-19 won't be allowed to be discharged to nursing homes or other lon...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus pandemic leads to shortage of materials needed for kidney dialysis »
The New York Times (4/18, A1, Abelson, Fink, Kulish, Thomas) reported physicians say there is a shortage of materials...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA urges state leaders to take action »
AMA urges state leaders to take action to protect access to health care during and after the pandemic...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attestation Portal is Open for Physicians that Received Relief Funding from CARES Act: »
Physicians must Attest Within 30 Days of Payment Content Provided by: Department of Heal...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
RPA Urges Hospitals, Insurers to Dismiss Policies Limiting Emergent Care Provided to ESRD Patients »
Content Provided by RPA   On April 15, RPA sent a letter to national organizations representing hospitals an...

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