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May 25, 2023 In This Issue
National News
What PATIENTS Are Reading
National News
Healthcare Finance News
Nearly a third of claims submitted by hospitals to commercial payers resulted in payment delays of more than three months.
Editor’s note: Members have exclusive access to APMA’s practice management and reimbursement resources, including ACO information, EHR advice, and much more.
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While a large percentage of older adults have used an online patient portal, the numbers are lower among lower-income adults.
At a recent hearing, some federal legislators questioned the methods used to by Medicare Advantage plans to make coverage determinations.
Editor’s note: Find a sample letter and tips to help you communicate with patients about out-of-network status and physician termination from Medicare Advantage plans.
Healthcare Finance News
The World Health Organization is urging caution in the use of AI for health-care.
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Physicians Practice
Providing multiple payment options and training staff on how to discuss payments with patients are among the tips for improving collections.
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The percentage of Americans who put off seeking health-care has increased since the start of the pandemic, according to the results of a new survey from the Federal Reserve.
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Medical Economics
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed changes to the Health Breach Notification Rule intended to increase transparency regarding data breaches.
According to a new report, Idaho tops the list of best states for physicians, followed by North Dakota and Minnesota.
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What Patients are Reading
Footwear News
When choosing sandals, it's important to check whether they have enough rigidity to be supportive.
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Choosing heels that are too high and offer too little support are among the common mistakes made by those who wear high heels in the summer.
Shoes that don't fit well can lead to a number of foot problems.
Editor's note: Check out the latest list of APMA Seal-Accepted products and recommend them to your patients.
Disclaimer: Stories from sources other than APMA do not necessarily reflect APMA positions or policies. APMA does not endorse these stories. This content appears in the News Brief to enhance members' understanding of how media coverage shapes perceptions of podiatric medicine, and to educate members about what their patients, legislators and other healthcare professionals are seeing in the media.



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