Changes in Health Professional Shortage Areas

Significant changes have been made in the areas categorized as  Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA’s). The Health Resources and Services  Administration (HRSA) published an updated Federal Register Notice on November  3, 2011, that contains important information about new and withdrawn HPSA  designations. These changes will take effect for services provided on or after  January 1, […]

ICD-10: CMS Lays Down the Facts In Recent Provider Call-In

  For those of you who are like me, whose heads are spinning from all the other changes going on in physician practice management, one of the most challenging adaptations we will go through is now hovering on the horizon, and I’ve chosen to ignore it long enough.  I’m talking about the conversion from ICD-9 […]