The final rule issued on August 4 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopts improvements in the quality of care that limit payment for hospital acquired conditions (HACs) and readmissions.
GPE Companies, a long-time business partner of the MCMS, has secured the exclusive leasing assignment for a new office/medical project being developed by The Mahoney Group in one of Phoenix’s highest-growth areas. The Mahoney Group, Arizona’s largest independent Insurance agency, will be relocating one of their Phoenix offices to the new project.
This new Class A building will be located on the northeast corner of 19th Ave and Loop 101—ideally situated between Route 101 and the I-17, within one mile of the John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital.
The Medicare Trustees today projected that the trust fund that finances Medicare’s hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until 2030, four years beyond what was projected in last year’s report. Due in part to cost controls implemented in the Affordable Care Act, per capita spending is projected to continue to grow slower than the overall economy for the next several years.
The Arizona Department of Health Services has released a manual for physicians about Arizona's infectious diseases. This includes information on Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever), Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Plague, Tularemia, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, State Reporting Requirements and Expedited Partner Therapy. Please see the attached manual.
The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery, Arizona Medical Board and Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants invite you to attend this CME on prescribing opioids. Developed by the University of Nebraska Medical Center - Center for Education, this course covers risk evaluation, examination, chronic pain management, statistics of abuse, and mitigation strategies.
You are invited to attend one of the following Saturday sessions - all sessions 9 am - 1 pm: