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3 ways to take the pain out of prior authorizations

Obtaining prior authorizations can cost your practice some 14 hours of staff time per physician per week.

This whitepaper explains the three key capacities your IT partner should be able to offer you, so you can confidently hand this administrative burden off to them.

  • Know when an order has been created
  • Determine whether an authorization is needed
  • Obtain that authorization on your practice’s behalf

Free your staff up from hours of phone work every week. This whitepaper shows you how.

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Community task force tries to bring long-term care options back to San Juan Island

The task force is asking for donations and looking for passionate people who have shared their concerns about the lack of long-term care options in the county and are ready to make a new vision of health care a reality.

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Long-term care, Medicare Advantage find growth together

Health care providers selling Medicare Advantage (MA) products isn’t a new trend, but typically “providers” refers to hospitals, health systems, or physician groups.

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Florida Department of Health awards $4.8 million in grants for Alzheimer’s research

More than 540,000 Floridians are living with Alzheimer’s Disease, and health officials say that's expected to increase by more than 30 percent in the next few years.

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Nashville assisted living managers arrested for theft

Michael Hampton was arrested over the weekend, along with a former business partner, on theft charges stemming from their time running the city's assisted living facility in Bordeaux.

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Top 2019 trends for skilled nursing

According to Skilled Nursing News, these trends we will experience in 2019. Starting off, CMS will step up enforcement and look to cut reimbursements.

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Research points to saliva test for Alzheimer’s

The number of Canadians with dementia is rising sharply, and it costs $10.6 billion per year to care for them, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

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Group uses baby dolls to comfort, aid Alzheimer’s patients

The plush baby dolls help seniors living with dementia remember the feeling of parenthood, the pair told CBS News. Videos from their visits show some elderly people crying when a baby doll is placed in their arms. 

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National Health Investors on board for $25 million skilled nursing project

National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) entered into an agreement to finance the development of a 144-bed skilled nursing facility near Milwaukee, a $25.35 million commitment with a 9.5% initial yield.

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Allscripts sells $525 million Netsmart stake

The sale ends a two-year relationship between Allscripts and Netsmart that began when Allscripts contributed its homecare business to the behavioral health EHR vendor in exchange for the largest ownership stake in the company.

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