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Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 11/06/2014

My guest today is Laura Lowenstein, Esq.
President of Capital Resource Management, a professional debt recovery firm
Managing Member of Laura J. Lowenstein & Associates, a judgement enforcement law firm

You can reach Laura at laura@crmcollect.com, or 844.277.3277 or online www.crmcollect.com

Here is a link to the blog post we discussed that has an important impact on healthcare finance:
http://crmcollect.com/every-hospital-provider-needs-understand-mais-deci...

Doctors are asking for payment up front!
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/25/303720114/with-medical-debt-r...
https://www.aapc.com/memberarea/forums/showthread.php?p=329511#post32951...

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Here's the NY State of Health info on ACA Exchange Plans
http://info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/RenewalVideo

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Dignity Health, a three-state hospital chain based in San Francisco, has agreed to pay the government $37 million to settle claims that it overbilled Medicare and a military health care program for years.
http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Dignity-Health-to-pay-37-million-to...

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Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 10/24/2014

Today I’ll be discussing the importance of solid policies and procedures, including clinical best practices. This is something that has been very popular in the news these past weeks, with the identification of three cases of Ebola here in the US. But it’s also something that I’ve encountered personally the past month or so as my mother had her knees replaced, my brother experienced a cardiac scare, and I’m preparing for a procedure next week.

What have your experiences been from either the patient or provider side with regards to formal processes in the delivery of medical care?

Statement by RN’s at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital as provided to National Nurses United http://www.nationalnursesunited.org/blog/entry/statement-by-registered-n...

Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 10/10/2014

Today we'll be talking about the financial impact of dental health.

CMS mandates that state Medicaid programs provide dental care for children.
http://www.medicaid.gov/Medicaid-CHIP-Program-Information/By-Topics/Bene...

My guest, Dr. Walter Rostkowski - http://www.deardoctor.com/rostkowski/

Billing errors: http://www.nextavenue.org/article/2014-09/8-medical-bill-errors-you-need...

Is it possible that some healthcare costs are NOT increasing?
http://managemypractice.com/2015-medicare-part-b-premiums-and-deductible...

HFMA's MetroNY Chapter: http://www.hfmametrony.org/

http://lihima.org/

You can listen to recordings of this and prior healthcare related broadcasts by going to my website – www.habaneroinc.com and click on radio programming. You can also contact me if you have any questions about this program, or if you’ve got suggestions for future program topics at 631.244.5661, or send an email to habanero@wusb.fm.

Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 09/26/2014

You can listen to recordings of this and prior healthcare related broadcasts by going to my website – www.habaneroinc.com and click on radio programming. You can also contact me if you have any questions about this program, or if you’ve got suggestions for future program topics at 631.244.5661, or send an email to habanero@wusb.fm.

Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 09/12/2014

Our program today centers around infectious diseases.

Stony Brook President Stanley presented an excellent lecture on the Ebola virus, which we aired in its entirety. http://library.stonybrook.edu/president-stanley-lecture-ebola-risks-emer...

From the Infectious Disease Society of America - http://www.idsociety.org/Audit_Resources/

You can listen to recordings of this and prior healthcare related broadcasts by going to my website – www.habaneroinc.com and click on radio programming. You can also contact me if you have any questions about this program, or if you’ve got suggestions for future program topics at 631.244.5661, or send an email to habanero@wusb.fm.

Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 08/29/2014

The Business of Healthcare - directed to patients and providers alike. What do YOU need to know?

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The ACA marketplace plans are currently only open to people who meet special requirements (new job without benefits, lost their job with benefits, got married, had a child, etc.), but very soon the open enrollment period will begin again.

There are lots of people who have not been happy with how the ACA worked out for them. But, were those people really directed to the ACA, or were they somehow intentionally steered away from it? Here’s an interesting story from Dylan Scott, an investigative reporter.
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/insurance-companies-misleading-letters-o...

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Looking for a job as a Special Investigator: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/10499394

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Article from an attorney with the hows and whys of payors investigating providers.

Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 08/15/2014

Long-Term Effect of Hospital Pay for Performance on Mortality in England - http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1400962

You can listen to recordings of this and prior healthcare related broadcasts by going to my website – www.habaneroinc.com and click on radio programming. You can also contact me if you have any questions about this program, or if you’ve got suggestions for future program topics at 631.244.5661, or send an email to habanero@wusb.fm.

Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 08/01/2014

US Health & Human Service's Office of Civil Rights is responsible for HIPAA Privacy & Security. Here's a link to information about their audit program and results http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/enforcement/index.html

Habanero's Healthcare Discussions playlist for 07/18/2014

Here's a link to the theme song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCw_UoRhTUk

Contact Habanero at 631.244.5661 or habanero@wusb.fm for questions or ideas for future programming.

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