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Dear Clients & Colleagues: In our continued monitoring of the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, and in accordance with the recommendations of the Florida Supreme Court and public health officials, as of March 23, 2020, our office will be shifting to remote business protocols until further notice.  The safety and health of our clients…

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Feds Expand Access to Telemedicine: What Does it Mean to Your Practice?

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The Office of Inspector General announced today (March 17, 2020) that in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, physicians and other practitioners will not be subject to administrative sanctions for reducing or waiving any cost-sharing obligations that federal healthcare beneficiaries may owe for telemedicine services. Copayments/Deductibles Under normal circumstances, by waving or reducing cost-sharing amounts…

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Florida’s ARNPs, Pharmacists Gain More Autonomy With Passage of New Laws

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Florida’s advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) and pharmacists have been given a greater scope of practice thanks to legislation passed by state lawmakers and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis. After years of fighting for the right, Florida’s ARNPs will be allowed to operate primary care practices without being under the supervision of a…

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Second FCA Whistleblower Case Dismissed – What’s a Lawyer to Do?

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For the second time in the last few weeks, a Florida district court judge has dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit filed against a healthcare company alleging fraud. The most recent dismissal, which took place on February 6, was of a lawsuit against electronic software company Epic that alleged it had overbilled for anesthesia procedures. In dismissing…

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Report Focuses on Reducing EHR-Related Burdens on Providers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a report on ways to reduce regulatory and administrative burdens placed on providers and to help them better focus on patient care and less on paperwork, by better leveraging the use of electronic health records (EHRs). The final report “Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative…

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