• Overtime

    U.S. Department of Labor: Employees Earning Less than $47,476 are Entitled to Overtime

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), at the direction of the White House, issued the long-anticipated final rule that substantially increases the minimum pay threshold necessary for certain “white-collar” administrative, professional, and executive employees to be classified as “exempt” salaried employees and therefore ineligible to receive overtime pay.  The new threshold of $47,476 ($913/week) is […]

  • Program Materials | Compliance, Technology, and Cybersecurity: Are You Covered?

    At our recent meeting celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary, Michael R. Lowe, P.A., discussed how practice managers can find out if they are covered when it comes to compliance, technology, and cybersecurity. Presentation topics included: Telehealth- what is telehealth and what do providers need to know about compliance issues regarding telemedicine. Social Media Marketing/Patient Communication Pitfalls – […]

  • Top Ten Policy Issues for 2016

    MGMA Government Affairs has identified the a list of regulatory issues as top priorities for physician practices in the coming year. Click here to read more on MGMA.com

  • Medicare Proposes Sweeping Changes to Physician Payments

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models proposed rule on April 27, 2016. Click here to read more on MGMA.com

  • E-FORCSE® Meaningful Use Q & A

    The Florida Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, known as E-FORCSE® (Electronic-Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substance Evaluation Program) was created by the 2009 Florida Legislature in an initiative to encourage safer prescribing of controlled substances and to reduce drug abuse and diversion within the state of Florida. Below are three questions posed by a CFMGMA member […]

  • UCF Webinars Offer Affordable Practice Management Training & Tips

    The UCF Regional Extension Center (REC) offers On-Demand Webinars with CEUs for purchase and regularly hosts a variety of webinars and workshops. UCF REC assists healthcare providers create a solid operational infrastructure to thrive in rapidly evolving healthcare delivery models. They use integrated healthcare transformation and Health IT-based services to focus on the clinical and […]

  • Internet-Based PECOS Training

    Provider Enrollment Assistance through First Coast Service Options First Coast Service Options, Inc. (First Coast) is providing the unique opportunity to providers to request individual appointments with Provider Outreach and Education staff for assistance with completing Medicare enrollment applications via the Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS). Internet-based PECOS is the Centers for […]

  • Program Materials | Challenges in the Medicare Quality Program Initiatives

    On March 9, Leslie Witkin of Physicians First, Inc. discussed what challenges may arise in the medicare quality program initiatives and what you should be doing to overcome them. Presentation topics included: Penalty Impacts 2016 thru 2018 – PQRS, Value Modifier, EHR Incentive. Transitioning to the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Changes you can make for PQRS & EHR CQM reporting […]

  • Florida MGMA Annual Conference | June 22-24

    We hope you have made your plans to attend the Florida MGMA Annual Conference! The conference will be held June 22 – 24, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando. There is a tremendous line up of speakers, you won’t want to miss this informative conference right in our home state.  Click here to download the […]

  • CFMGMA Holiday Party 2015

    Take a look at some photos from our 2015 Holiday Party. A very special thank you to all attendees for making it a truly special evening.

  • The Practice of Thomas B. Blake III MD Has Closed

    The practice of Thomas B. Blake III MD has closed.  They will have a surgery scheduler, a medical assistant and a front office receptionist/ insurance verifier looking for jobs.  They will also have furniture, instruments and equipment for sale. Contact: marlabarngrover@hotmail.com or call (407)-234-0739

  • ERA Software Information

    Information on the free software for viewing and printing electronic remittance advice (ERA) First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast) wants to make your job as a Medicare Part A or Part B provider as easy as possible. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made available free software for providers that sign up […]