Expanded insurance access: Its affect on physicians November 25, 2015 By Debra Beaulieu-Volk The surprising changes the Affordable Care Act is bringing to primary care practices Millennial trust is earned, not given November 25, 2015 By Kyle Matthews CMPE In this First Take, Kyle Matthews, CMPE, discusses how millennials are weary of traditional institutions. Once you work to gain millennials' trust, they can be very loyal to your Don’t skimp on your HIPAA risk assessment November 25, 2015 By Art Gross If you’ve ever been speeding down the highway, passed a police car, then slowed to well below the speed limit, hoping you wouldn’t get pulled over and handed a citation, then you are likely doing the same thing when it comes to your HIPAA compliance. The payer merger effect: What it means November 25, 2015 By Elaine Pofeldt Consolidation of major national payers may have a profound impact on the daily life of physicians Millennials in medicine November 25, 2015 By Jeffrey Bendix The millennials have arrived, and they are shaking up the workplace—including the practice of medicine. Cutting costs to help your practice thrive November 25, 2015 By Janet Kidd Stewart With reimbursement changes coming, practices need to watch every penny After the ICD-10 transition: Your questions answered November 25, 2015 By Renee Dowling Renee Dowling answers your coding questions about the aftermath of the transition to ICD-10. The last word Congress is final hurdle in removing EHR ‘gag clauses’ November 25, 2015 By John N. Frank Congress will likely move to forbid non-disclosure clauses in EHR contracts with healthcare providers, but final action won’t occur until 2016 when the House and Senate come together to align their different, more far-ranging proposals on EHRs. Lessons learned from the ICD-10 transition We asked our ICD-10 Diary physicians to weigh in on the pros and cons of the new code set. Here's what they said. Depressed diabetes patients at higher risk of comorbidities November 23, 2015 By Rachael Zimlich Depression, coupled with diabetes, can lead to poor clinical outcomes and a number of comorbidities, according to new research.