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December 2012 - Volume 9 - Issue 6


With the re-election of President Barack Obama November 6, the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is moving forward.

With the re-election of President Obama, the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as “Obamacare,” is on its way toward implementation.

There is no question that today’s healthcare environment is changing. However, what is not changing is the need for healthcare companies, hospitals and physicians to continue to market and promote their services

I tried hard not to let my emotions run rampant as I sorted and tagged items for our spur-of-the-moment After-Thanksgiving garage sale on Saturday morning.

A recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (which includes Florida), underscores the importance of both covered entities and business associates adopting electronic security measures

Floridians turned out in record numbers last month to decide one of the nation’s longest lists of ballot items. What did voters say they wanted?

The conventional wisdom among Florida’s health care providers is that a medical malpractice claim first begins with a prospective defendant’s receipt of a presuit notice of intent.

Ellen Franklin joined Hospice by the Sea in 2009 as a Professional Liaison to educate and inform Boca Raton area healthcare professionals about the services and programs of Hospice by the Sea, Inc.(

The Florida legislature will decide this year about a new proposal from a group in Georgia that is trying to eliminate the tort system for medical-malpractice cases.

Many providers have touted the electronic health record (EHR) as the magic bullet to improve billing accuracy. However, according to the Center for Public Integrity,

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