99MGMT Blog

9 Crazy Examples of Surprisingly Expensive Stark Law Violations

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jan 12, 2022 3:15:00 PM


The Physician Self-Referral Law, also known as Stark Law, bans physicians from referring patients to  “designated health services” payable by health coverage programs such as Medicare or Medicaid with which the physician or an immediate family member has a financial relationship (unless a rare exception applies).

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Topics: Operations, Compliance, Liability

4 Shockingly Common HIPAA Violations on Social Media Platforms

Posted by 99 MGMT on Nov 22, 2021 7:26:21 AM

In today’s digital era, we rely heavily on social media platforms for both professional and personal use.

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Topics: Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, Social Media

Did your Medical Practice get a Negative Online Comment or Review? What to do next.

Posted by 99 MGMT on Oct 12, 2021 12:00:00 PM

With the rise of the digital era and almost everyone being able to share their opinion with just a few clicks - it’s important to keep up with your online reputation and to know how to respond to the good, the bad, and even the ugly.

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Topics: Marketing, Operations, Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, Social Media, HR, Practice Management, Physician-Patient Relationship

Anti-Kickback Statute & Stark Law: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by 99 MGMT on Feb 23, 2021 10:22:09 AM

As with any business, there are certain laws and regulations put in place that exist solely to protect patrons of those businesses, and medical practices are no exception.

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Topics: Business Growth, Compliance, Liability, Practice Management, Financial

How to Handle Physician Credentialing Efficiently in your Practice

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jul 22, 2020 2:48:38 PM

Physician credentialing - every physician goes through it. It’s a long and tedious process, but it is absolutely imperative to complete if you plan to actively practice medicine.

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Topics: Compliance, Liability, HR, Credentialing, Practice Management, Practice Start-Up

Implementing Telemedicine Services? Here's How to Stay HIPAA Compliant

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jul 10, 2020 6:36:28 AM

As the United States prepares to face a second-wave of COVID-19, many practitioners have begun transitioning to more telemedicine visits whenever possible to help flatten the curve and mitigate risk of spreading the virus.

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Topics: Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, Social Media

What Medical Practices are Doing to Mitigate the Risk of HAI

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jun 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM

It’s clearer each passing day that not only is the world changing, but the way healthcare is practiced is changing as well. Returning to the way things were before with crowded waiting rooms and little in the way of personal protective equipment (PPE) is unsafe and illogical.

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Topics: Operations, Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, HR, Practice Management, Medical Billing

What the Future of Medicine Could Look Like

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jun 8, 2020 1:37:03 PM

There’s no doubt that the way we practice medicine as a society has changed over time, and it’s not showing any signs of stopping. Especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, patient care and office visits could start to look a little different.

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Topics: Operations, Liability, Practice Management

Expense Management in the Telemedicine Era

Posted by 99 MGMT on May 6, 2020 2:13:50 PM

In our last post, we discussed some practice considerations that could come up as telemedicine becomes more prevalent - especially as we navigate a global pandemic. In addition to those practice considerations, expense management is also a major facet of implementing telemedicine services in your office.

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Topics: Marketing, Business Growth, Operations, Liability, Practice Management, Financial, Medical Billing

10 Aspects to Cover in your Annual Medical Practice Staff Training

Posted by 99 MGMT on Dec 19, 2019 12:30:50 PM

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about getting ready for your annual staff training. Training is the easiest way to make sure your employees are prepared for any situation that could come up in a medical practice. 

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Topics: Operations, Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, HR, Practice Management