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340B Standards Updates: What Do They Mean to You?

340B Standards Updates: What Do They Mean to You?

With the passing of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022, hospitals that depend on 340B Drug Pricing Program discounts to help make up budget shortfalls got some breathing room through the end of 2022. Section 340B of the Public Health Service Act provides discounts on eligible outpatient prescriptions to hospitals
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Healthcare CFOs Take on More Than Finance

Healthcare CFOs Take on More Than Finance

Geopolitical unrest, inflation, the COVID aftermath, skyrocketing gas and oil prices, supply chain challenges, the Great Resignation, and more hallmarks of living in 2022 are disrupting most industries, including healthcare. Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are playing pivotal roles to help ensure short- and long-term success in the changing economic landscape. 
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Clamping Down on Anti-Competitive Behavior in Healthcare

Clamping Down on Anti-Competitive Behavior in Healthcare

Last July, President Biden issued Executive Order 14036 to promote competition (and eliminate anti-competitive practices) across a number of industries, including health care, with the hopes of lowering prices, increasing growth and wages, and promoting innovation. The order includes 72 initiatives, including four specifically focused on health care. In this
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Telehealth Is Calling: What Answering Does to Tax Obligations

Telehealth Is Calling: What Answering Does to Tax Obligations

COVID-19 prompted explosive growth for the telehealth industry, which provided safe access to care at a perilous time. Federal and state laws were relaxed and now government at all levels are being called on to create comprehensive telehealth legislation for the long-term. In the meantime, a variety of federal, state,
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Patient Satisfaction & Your Financial Future

Patient Satisfaction & Your Financial Future

Healthcare and the delivery of healthcare services is often a matter of life and death and there has been an increased intensity of those in need of medical help and, as a result, a significant increase in the demanding workload on the healthcare workforce. Patients deserve quality care and healthcare
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New Law Addresses Pending Medicare Cuts

New Law Addresses Pending Medicare Cuts

Of the ten counties that encompass the Hudson Valley, all but Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester are categorically considered rural, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Unsurprisingly, rural residents often encounter barriers to healthcare that limit their ability to obtain the care they need. Certainly, the past year and a half
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How to Fix the Healthcare Trust Problem

How to Fix the Healthcare Trust Problem

With December just one calendar page turn away, it’s a good time to consider ways your organization excelled this year, as well as areas your team fell short of. Reflecting on the past year, healthcare workers across the state were tested beyond limits and proved that this industry is more
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Why You Should See the Value in Digital Vision Care

Why You Should See the Value in Digital Vision Care

Chances are, your healthcare team has launched a telehealth campaign to stay connected to patients throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. One area that’s lacking and has huge room for growth? Virtual eye care. Telemedicine in optometry can expand patient access to care, improve coordination of care, and enhance communication among
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