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  • What do Millennials want from their medical care?

    Winter 2020
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: As both patients and consumers, Millennials need to be reckoned with on their own terms. It’s a given that they grew up with the Internet, social media, instant messaging and mobile devices, which has had a significant effect on how they operate in regard to health care. This article offers some tips to understanding the needs of this group of patients. To meet those needs, practices may want to improve digital access and cost transparency, among other things.

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  • 4 ways your practice can stay ahead of the curve

    Fall 2019
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: This article offers four ways to help medical practices adapt to a rapidly changing environment — whether in terms of technology, payment and reimbursement, or patient care. The article suggests that taking steps such as budgeting and scheduling time for conferences and using multiple channels of communication can help medical practices decrease staff stress and improve efficiency.

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  • MUM’s the word – Court upholds simplified method to allocate goodwill in divorce

    July / August 2019
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: When the marital estate in a divorce case includes a private business interest, a valuation expert may be needed to allocate value between personal and business goodwill. To determine the proper allocation, courts increasingly are accepting a straightforward approach known as the multiattribute utility model (MUM). This article explains how this model works and how it was accepted in a recent Illinois Second District Court of Appeals case. In re Marriage of Preston, No. 2-17-0656, Ill. App., Aug. 1, 2018

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  • Family and medical leave – Will your program qualify for a federal tax break?

    Spring 2019
    Newsletter: Manufacturer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) introduced a tax credit for certain employers that provide family and medical leave programs in 2018 and 2019. This article explains the rules for qualifying for the credit.

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  • Plan documents: Be proactive to defuse possible landmines

    June / July 2018
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: Sometimes overseeing a retirement plan might feel like navigating a minefield. With proper precautions, however, plan sponsors can get through safely. Case in point: making sure plans operate consistently with their plan documents. This article discusses ERISA requirements and various applicable documents that can be considered plan documents.

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  • Four ways contractors are using RFID technology

    Summer 2016
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has proven to be a powerful tool that can help contractors manage equipment and materials, reduce theft, enhance efficiency and improve safety. This article highlights four ways this technology is being used in construction.

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  • Understanding the new NOTICE Act – What it means for community hospitals

    Winter 2016
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: President Obama signed into law legislation that’s intended to provide patients with critical information about observation care and its financial implications. The Notice Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility (NOTICE) Act addresses how time spent in observation status can affect patients’ eligibility for Medicare coverage. This article looks at the financial implications of observation care and the legal requirements that hospitals and critical access facilities must meet.

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  • Computers or clipboards? AMA addresses electronics in exam rooms

    Winter 2014
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: A recent American Medical Association (AMA) report provides encouraging news, along with helpful tips, for hospitals that are incorporating exam room computing in their electronic health record (EHR) processes. This article looks at the report’s findings, which conclude that EHRs are expected to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery, with only minimal negative effects. But doctors themselves play an important role in furthering the success of EHR processes.

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – Stimulus act boosts ceiling for SBA surety bonds

    Spring 2010
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: When contractors go out in search of bonding, the federal government probably doesn’t immediately leap to mind. But the Small Business Administration (SBA) is an option, and they have some pretty good offerings. The stimulus act has increased the maximum amount of bonding it can offer. And the agency recently established a new electronic bond application process that greatly speeds up applicants’ ability to obtain bonding. All application forms are available online and can be transmitted, expedited and approved electronically.

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