The annual updates to CPT® is around the corner, and a peek at CPT® 2017 pre-production file reveals some interesting finds and changes expected to take effect next year. Before we get down to details, please note this is not the final list of CPT® More..
The majority of physicians try to work ethically, deliver top-quality medical care to patients, and submit correct claims for imbursement. A strong conviction is at the center of the physician-patient relationship. In addition the Federal Government has enormous trust in physicians. Medicare and other Federal More..
The healthcare industry is powered by women. The majority of women make healthcare decisions not only for themselves, but also for their families. Yet women are significantly underrepresented in healthcare leadership roles. However, over the years, there has been a drastic change in regard to More..
UM is a combination of techniques used by or on behalf of purchasers of health benefits to manage health care costs by prompting patient care decision-making over case-by-case assessments of the suitability of care. The rationale for UM rests on three underlying assumptions: In a More..
The process of developing a new medical device from scratch to introducing it into market is a complex process, particularly if software is being used by the manufacturer in developing the device as it presents the possibility of subtle errors. Typically, a device has multiple More..
The annual updates to CPT® is fast-approaching. In 2017, a number of addition, deletion and revisions in codes and guideline will be implemented in both diagnostic and interventional radiology. Here’s a look at the anticipated changes: Diagnostic Radiology New Codes that bundle Mammography and More..
The health care industry has become an easy target for greedy hackers, resentful employees, and ruthless competitors, leaving an aftermath of protected health information (PHI) breaches, litigations, damages to reputation, and thousands of dollars in penalties. These leaks in sensitive data are both humiliating and More..
A report published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition found that 77 percent of the adults surveyed use the Nutrition Facts label at least a few times while buying food products. The 11th edition of the More..
Medical devices have to meet all the FDA regulations before being imported into the United States. One of the primary steps that foreign medical device manufacturers have to be aware of is that FDA does not identify regulatory sanctions from the foreign countries. The term More..
The law fight of GMO Label took a turn last March after it was decided by the Senate Agriculture Committee Vote to pass the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling (SAFE) Act of 2015. However, a few GMO labeling advocates have termed it as “the DARK More..