Posts Tagged ‘healthcare industry’

JurisIQ Learning Center adds Healthcare Law Compliance courses

The JurisIQ Learning Center, an online training service provided by the law firm of McAfee & Taft, has announced the release of its new Healthcare Law Compliance training module for healthcare providers, employers with self-funded health plans, business associates, and other covered entities. With the announcement, McAfee & Taft released an informational video (see video…

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The skinny on narrow networks

The insurance exchanges created under Affordable Care Act have facilitated increased competition. Old version managed care models implemented cost-savings measures like pre-authorizations for medical care, hospital length of stay restrictions, determinations of medical necessity for coverage, second opinions for surgery, exclusions of procedures or services, cost-shifting using higher deductibles and co-payments, and caps on coverage.

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HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY ALERT » New Oklahoma security law requires fingerprint-based background checks on certain healthcare employees

Beginning March 1, 2014, and phasing in over the next several months, a new Oklahoma law requires certain long-term care, residential, and health care providers to perform eligibility screening and national fingerprint-based background checks prior to employing individuals who will have direct access to patients and residents.

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