Louisiana Hospitals Push to Enroll Uninsured
Louisiana hospitals are quietly leading the movement to help their patients get coverage through the Affordable Care Act, with a number of facilities offering advice from navigators and health insurance agents ...Read More
|Louisiana Hospitals Push to Enroll Uninsured|
Louisiana hospitals are quietly leading the movement to help their patients get coverage through the Affordable Care Act, with a number of facilities offering advice from navigators and health insurance agents.
|LSU Engineering, Med School Fast Track BS/MD/PhD Program|
A new triple-degree program created by LSU’s Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department and the Health Sciences Center – New Orleans will create research opportunities, and applications for that research, that might not otherwise exist.
|Determining Fair Market Value of Physician Compensation|
Horne’s Matt Malone discusses ‘the devil in the details’
Hospitals are investing more in creating outpatient service departments to meet rising patient demand while simultaneously reducing inpatient surgical procedures and generating new revenue streams, said Matt Malone, CPA, a member of HORNE’s Health Care Valuation specializing in physician contracts.
|Ten Hot Button Legal Issues to Watch in 2015|
Expert Insights for the Coming Year
Already one of the most highly regulated industries in America, 2015 looks to be another active year across healthcare’s legal landscape.
CINDY SANDERS, ELISABETH BELMONT & JOEL HAMME
|Affairs of the Heart|
Americans & Cardiovascular Health
Perhaps it should come as no surprise that there is a major divide between what Americans should do and what is currently being done when it comes adopting healthy cardiovascular lifestyle habits.
|PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Jason Cormier|
Need for speed
Dr. Jason Cormier likes to go fast. Whenever he gets the chance, he races his Formula 1 go-kart, reaching speeds of up to 155 miles per hour.
|Biggest US health insurer tightens rules on hysterectomy coverage|
The nation's largest health insurer is imposing tighter controls on its coverage for hysterectomies after more than a year of debate over a medical device that was found to spread hidden cancer in some women undergoing the procedure. As of April, UnitedHealth Group Inc. will require doctors to obtain authorization from the insurer before performing most types of hysterectomies, according to a bulletin sent to physicians and hospitals. The decision marks another blow to the tool known as a laparoscopic power morcellator, which cuts up and removes tissue through small incisions in the abdomen. Until recently, morcellators were being used in thousands of laparoscopic hysterectomies every year to remove benign growths known as fibroids. Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 7:49 am CST
|SCOTUS and PPACA: What If?|
There is still a week until the latest Supreme Court showdown on the Affordable Care Act—and likely months away from a ruling on King v. Burwell—but pundits already are polishing their crystal balls. From MedPage Today. Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 7:11 am CST
|Citing Antitrust Law, SCOTUS Backs FTC in NC Dental Board Suit|
The ruling has far-ranging implications for state regulatory boards overseeing professional activities, including those of physicians, hospitals, and health systems. Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 7:04 am CST
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|Is John Roberts ready to take down ObamaCare?|
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts faced a conservative backlash after casting a decisive vote to save ObamaCare in 2012. Now he must weigh in on the law once again. The case of King v. Burwell, set for arguments before the Court on... Posted Sunday, March 1, 2015 9:30 am CST
|Republican fears grow over court challenge to ObamaCare|
Republican fears are mounting over a Supreme Court case that the party has long hailed as its best chance to undo ObamaCare. The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on a GOP-backed case that threatens to erase healthcare subsidies for 8... Posted Sunday, March 1, 2015 5:00 am CST
|UN health agency warns of flu 'surprises'|
The World Health Organization is warning countries across the globe in a new report to "be prepared for surprises" in the next flu pandemic."Though the world is better prepared for the next pandemic than ever before, it remains highly vulnerable,... Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 5:33 pm CST