• FMLA To Cover Legally Married Same-Sex Spouses: What This Means For Employers

    Effective March 27, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations interpreting the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) expand coverage to legally married same-sex spouses, even if the employee lives in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriages. The FMLA requires covered employers to provide certain leave benefits to employees who have worked for […]

  • Update on Florida Blue

    In December, Florida Blue implemented a new system to support their utilization management process. As a result of the migration to the new system, they have experienced unforeseen issues with authorization requests and authorization inquiry status submissions, resulting in a higher call volume than expected. To read what they’re doing about it and what their […]

  • January Event Recap

    The CFMGMA hosted its first membership meeting of 2015 at the Winter Park Civic Center on Wednesday, January 15th. Approximately 75 people attended, ranging from medical practice administrators and non-clinical support staff to industry vendors and affiliate members of the CFMGMA. Our presenter for this meeting was Dr Mimi Hull, president of Hull & Associates, […]

  • Determining if You’re Getting Results or Just Making Noise

    In the high-cost world of advertising, how do you know you’re spending your dollars in the right place? Tracking your advertising and marketing results is incredibly important to ensure your campaign is not only branding your medical practice (making noise), but it’s also driving viewers/readers to your office (getting results). Better still, if you know what’s […]