Posts by Carlos H. Arce

Medical Practice Vulnerabilities during COVID-19: Cybercrime

Medical Practice Vulnerabilities during COVID-19: Cybercrime

In the mist of the COVID-19 pandemic, medical practices are overwhelmed with the number of patients seeking testing and office visits related to COVID-19. Interpol has released a “purple notice” to its 194 member countries warning them of the heightened ransomware threat during the pandemic.

The New Medicare Fraud - MRA Scores and Medicare Surplus Payments

The New Medicare Fraud - MRA Scores and Medicare Surplus Payments

Physicians who treat geriatric patients are aware of the new direction Medicare patient treatment models are headed. To provide care and services to these patients increasingly require direct contracts with a Medicare Advantage carrier or a contract with a Management Services Organization.

How Florida’s New Controlled Substance Regulations Impact You

How Florida’s New Controlled Substance Regulations Impact You

On March 19, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed into law House Bill 21, adding new legal requirements on healthcare providers who prescribe controlled substances, and specifically geared towards opioids. In recent years, the opioid epidemic has affected the public health of the United States. Many states have adopted new laws that add new requirements in prescribing controlled substances. Healthcare providers all across the country have had criminal charges filed against them for violations of these new laws. Therefore, it is important as a Florida healthcare provider to be aware of the new laws and changes to the current laws.

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