• Do Your Employees Really Know the Value of Their Compensation Package?

    By Tanya L. Burns, LUTCF, RHU, LTCP Tanya L. Burns and Associates, Inc. Article submitted by Tanya L. Burns, LUTCF, RHU, LTCP, to share a health insurance update. If you’d like to submit an article, email Kelly Sawyer at cflmgma@gmail.com. With today’s ever-increasing cost of Employee Overhead Expenses, employers – no matter their size – should […]

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    Medicare Speaks 2017

    First Coast Service Options, the Medicare administrative contractor for Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, invites you to their signature education event: Medicare Speaks 2017. Tampa: July 26-27 Jacksonville: September 14-15 Highlights: Medicare 101 series focused on educating new providers and staff Part A and B classes designed to: Educate on Medicare payment incentive […]

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    5 Ways for Healthcare Providers to Get Ready for New Medicare Cards

    Medicare is taking steps to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Through this initiative, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will prevent fraud, fight identity theft, protect essential program funding and the private healthcare and financial information of our Medicare beneficiaries. CMS will issue new Medicare cards with a new unique, randomly-assigned […]

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    Can Your Service Animal Really Go Everywhere?

    A Look at the ADA and Florida Statute 413.08 By law, service animals should be allowed to go almost everywhere their owner goes. The relevant laws defining the rights of persons with disabilities and their service or assistance animals is rooted in the Americans with Disabilities Act and further defined by state law. The Americans […]

  • What You Need to Know About the Social Security Number Removal Initiative

    May 11, 2017 The Honorable Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 445–G 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Re: Social Security Number Removal Initiative Dear Administrator Verma: The undersigned organizations are writing to express concern over the Centers for […]

  • HSA, FSA & HRA

    HSA, FSA & HRA – What are The Differences?

    By Tanya L. Burns, LUTCF, RHU, LTCP Tanya L. Burns and Associates, Inc. Article submitted by Tanya L. Burns, LUTCF, RHU, LTCP, to share a health insurance update. If you’d like to submit an article, email Kelly Sawyer at cflmgma@gmail.com. Since we receive lots of requests to compare HSAs (Health Savings Accounts), FSAs (Flexible Spending Accounts) […]

  • Economic Development on Human Resources

    The Impact of Economic Development on Human Resources

    It is very exciting to drive though Florida and watch the new residential and commercial construction projects being built. It is equally as exciting to watch the unemployment statistics illustrating a strengthening economy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics current population survey (CPS), the unemployment rate for Florida in April 2017 is 4.5%. Economic […]

  • Physician Hiring Summary 2017

    Physician Hiring Summary 2017

    By Jenni Trebon Regional VP, Southeast Region, Business Development at The Medicus Firm Article submitted by Jenni Trebon, to share a health insurance update. If you’d like to submit an article, email Kelly Sawyer at cflmgma@gmail.com. The Medicus Firm’s annual hiring summary, based on hundreds of physician placements nationwide throughout 2016, reveals a number of […]

  • [Resource] Proven Strategies to Get Patients to Use Your Patient Portal

    You need patients to use your patient portal, right? So, how can you get them on board to meet meaningful use requirements without creating a lot of work for you and your staff? Your patients are a captive audience who listen to your doctors, right? In a perfect world they listen anyway – but we digress. […]

  • As a Medical Director You May Understand the Benefits – But What About the Risks?

    By Vicky VanGorder, CPCU, RPLU Have you accepted the position/title of medical director for a nursing home, surgery center, weight loss clinic, imaging center, laser hair removal center, medi spa or any other facility? If so, do you have professional liability protection for your activities in this capacity? If you don’t know the answer to […]

  • [Survey Results] The Cost of Employee Benefits For The Small Employer

    By Tanya L. Burns, LUTCF, RHU, LTCP Tanya L. Burns and Associates, Inc. Article submitted by Tanya L. Burns, LUTCF, RHU, LTCP, to share a health insurance update. If you’d like to submit an article, email Kelly Sawyer at cflmgma@gmail.com. Since the cost of employee benefits continue to increase for the small employer (under 100 […]

  • Program Materials | When to Call Your Attorney

    At our May meeting, Jessica Kendrick and Sarah Geltz with The Kendrick Law Group, discussed the issues healthcare administrators and managers deal with on a daily basis. Presentation topics included: Document Retention Legal Requests Regulatory Compliance Payor Contracting HR-Employment Issues Contracts To view the presentation, login to your member account and click the “Past Presentation […]