Changes to Employer Reimbursements to Employees for Health Insurance

Changes to Employer Reimbursements to Employees for Health Insurance   Do you currently reimburse your employees for health insurance?  If so, under the Affordable Care Act, you may not be allowed to continue this as a nontaxable fringe benefit to your employees.   In the past, an employer was permitted to reimburse employees who are […]

Do You Have your Office’s Privacy Practice Notice in Place?

    Administration & Office Managers: Do You Have your Office’s Privacy Practice Notice in Place?   The following link will take you to a Notice of Privacy Practices Sample form that you can adjust and use for your office or assist you in creating one and updating your policies. Please download the form for […]

THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION SEMINAR

      September 14, 2013  Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way, Fort Myers, FL  33912                                                                   All-Day Educational Seminar 6 CE’s  AHIMA Approved Full AAPC credit for each AHIMA CE   8:30 AM-9:00 AM              Registration/Continental                                               Breakfast/Networking Sponsored by Sharon Fitzgerald Consulting   9:00 AM-11:00AM         Kim B. Davis-Allen                            Outreach Coordinator, AHCA, EHR                            […]

Updates from the Florida Medical Association (FMA) SGR VOTE BY HOUSE

_______________________________________________________________________ August 1, 2013 TO: LCMS MEMBERS UPDATES FROM: THE FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION(FMA)DAILY DOSE NEWSLETTER SUSTAINABLE GROWTH RATE (SGR) VOTE BY HOUSE Earlier today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed HR 2810, the “Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act,” by a vote of 51-0. This legislation repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate formula (SGR) […]

Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fee Due on July 31

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) imposes a new Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee, on plan sponsors and issuers of individual and group policies.  All plans that provide medical coverage to employees owe this fee.  Medical coverage includes PPOs, HMOs, POS, HDHPs, and HRAs.   The health insurance issuer is responsible for […]