The differences between appropriate and fraudulent power wheelchair and scooter billing are very fact-specific, and attorneys need to understand application of the regulations
The “premium subsidy program” under the Affordable Care Act is intended to make it feasible for limited-income individuals to purchase individual health insurance coverage. But patients are going to need extensive attorney help to cope with program requirements.
Expanded medical coding rules to be implemented for diagnoses, treatment, and procedures: What does it mean for patients?
New regulations increase the rigidity and formalization of medical coding, which may lead to an increase in providers’ legal disputes with patients.
New Medicare Shared Savings program likely to create conflict for physicians: Impact on malpractice?
The Department of Health and Human Services is moving ahead with a Medicare Shared Savings Program, a voluntary program that provides incentives to providers to increase their efficiency with patients — possibly raising the specter of malpractice.
(Editor’s Note: This is part four of a four-part installment on “How the New Health Care Plan Has Been Misunderstood, Misrepresented, and
Critics have painted a negative picture of the ACA as reducing choice by forcing individuals to purchase insurance. However, the new Health Plan actually improves the number of choices available to the consumer.
Though a single-payer model is more efficient, the public has demonstrated its preference for a “shopping model” for the Health Care System.
Due to legal challenges, 2010′s health care reforms have seen a lack of implementation that will cause headaches after the Supreme Court’s rules on these challenges.
The interests of critics and advocates are difficult to assess – as the Supreme Court debates a ruling on the new Health Plan
No matter what ruling is handed down by the Supreme Court, the U.S. health care system is in for an extended period of trauma, while still immersed in highly partisan attacks and counter-attacks in the aftermath of the ruling.