May 2015

Medicaid Act

Does Medicaid Act provide a private right of action for Medicaid providers?

Under the Medicaid Act, Medicaid agencies must give consideration to provider costs when setting rates. However, is there any recourse for private health care providers in instances in which Medicaid rates are deemed to be too low? In other words, does the Medicaid Act provide a private right of action for Medicaid providers?  That right …

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What are the major funding implications for Medi-Cal & Medicaid patients?

Medicaid reimbursement payments to health care providers under the Medicaid Act are required to be ‘consistent with efficiency, economy, and quality of care and services.’  The rate of Medicaid payments was recently challenged when health care providers in Idaho sued Medicaid over rates. What are the major funding implications for Medi-Cal and Medicaid patients, based …

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Say “Good bye” to Love Handles and Fat with an Exilis body contouring treatment

If your love handles are making you feel unlovely, then maybe it’s time to do something about them. Perhaps you don’t know what to do, because you’ve tried everything to get rid of the stubborn belly fat on the sides without success. Don’t despair, because you can now say goodbye to love handles and fat …

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Why you should be as concerned about California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) as HIPAA

Under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), failure to secure protected medical information (PHI), can result in serious consequences. However there are some state privacy laws, like those in California, that also carry severe penalties.  This explains why you should be as concerned about California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), as …

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