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Investigating Health Plan Overpayments

Picture yourself balancing on top of a fence with vast expanses of land, each with their own set of governance, visible to you from both sides. You’re straddling the fence, your legs occupying each of the divided spaces. Where do you stand? It depends on which way the wind blows. Such is the case with…

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HITRUST FAQ

Q: Just what is HITRUST anyway? A: HITRUST is a common security framework (CSF) created and governed by the HITRUST Alliance, a privately held U.S. company made up of leaders from healthcare, technology, and information security. The framework is comprised of several prescriptive security controls that can be assessed to determine the level of information…

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Fraud Round-Up

If you read the news, you know that health care fraud is just as prevalent as ever. During any given time, you will be able to find a headline about a provider or care giver defrauding patients, insurance companies, or CMS in every state across the nation. This month we’ve seen quite a few colorful…

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From ECC to IASIU

Advize Health kicked off the month of April by diving headfirst into Conference Season, and attending the Eastern Claims Conference in Boston, MA. The Eastern Claims Conference, recently relocated from New York to Massachusetts was an impressive assembly of insurance professionals. Catering to life, disability, medical, legal, and insurance claims; the Eastern Claims Conference has…

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Safeguard Your EHR

If healthcare was a chemical solution, and relevant technologies were solutes – the mixture would quickly become a fragmented clump of, well…various technologies. The healthcare market is over-saturated with technology designed to “fix” the present problems plaguing the ecosystem. Of course, in a paradoxical twist of fate, these solutions come with a new set of…

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Pennsylvania Examines Breadth of Peer Review Protection Act

On December 13, 2012, a newborn was delivered via C-section by a physician at the Scranton Quincy Hospital Company LLC. Despite the surgical means of delivery, the child suffered an acute hypoxic ischemic brain injury (P91.60) that ultimately resulted in permanent disability. The parents of the child decided to take legal action against the obstetrician…

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The Power of Mindfulness at Work

Chances are, you’re no stranger to the term “mindfulness”. In the past few years, mindfulness has snowballed from a seed of change into a full-fledged and fortified pillar of wellness. Mindfulness is defined as, “a mental state achieved by focusing on one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts,…

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Advize Owner and CIO Elope, Universe Jealous

Join Advize Health Managing Director, Jeanmarie Loria, and CIO, Erik Consorsha, at NHCAA’s ATC in Orlando this year as the couple celebrates their recent choice to elope. In January the couple escaped to secretly tie the knot. According to an article in the New York Times: “An extravagant elopement might strike some as a contradiction….

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We Don’t Want 12 Angry Men, We Need 12 Mighty Women

On February 27, President Trump tweeted and posted an image that unintentionally brought to light a very real, very problematic aspect of the healthcare industry. The photo depicts 12 men, plus President Trump in the oval office. These men are what Trump describes as “CEOs of leading U.S. health insurance companies” – and while this…

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A Day with the Women’s Collective Giving Network

March has been officially designated as Women’s History Month since 1987. For the past 30 years, it has been dedicated to highlighting the contributions that women have made in history and contemporary society. As an organization that celebrates women in business every month of the year, Advize was thrilled to be invited to the 6th…

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