All you need to Know about the Global Period and its Categories

What is the Global Period? Under the rule of Medicare physician fee schedule, procedures are paid inclusively according to a defined time period of either 10 or 90 days of the post-operative schedule. This is what we call ‘The Global Period’. It includes the value and services that have been provided as the pre- and …

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Three Boston Medical Hospitals Violated the HIPAA Policy for Filming ‘Boston Med’, Get Charged with $999,000

September 20th, 2018, three Boston hospitals were fined by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR). All three of the hospital authorities are facing charges for violating HIPAA policy by allowing film crew on the premises with strict patient privacy, without their authorization. Namely, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Boston …

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The Lawsuits and the Trump’s Expansion of the Short-Term Healthcare Plans

To block an expansion of short-term health plans proposed by the Trump administration, seven advocacy groups and healthcare industry filed the lawsuits prior to its execution date. Several different groups like the American Psychiatric Association, the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, and many others professed that such policies that let short-term plans expansion to grow …

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Why Hackers Love Patient Records and What to Do About It

You might have heard a lot about data breaches in the healthcare industry and how those who fail to deliver the required security are seriously penalized. You might wonder why this is so. Well, your patient information is valuable and confidential information that all those involved in the healthcare industry are required to protect at …

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When Do Physicians Need a Second Opinion?

It’s perfectly alright to want to ask for a second opinion, be it patients or physicians. It is not wrong to assume that physicians are experts in the field and would know it everything, but there are exceptions to this. As a physician, you have a certain specialization which is why patients trust your opinion, …

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What Is Cataract And What Are The Surgical Methods For Its Cure

For all those who don’t know, cataract is a clouding of the clear lens of the eye. Victims of cataract are unable to see properly. Looking through a frosty window is the best description of the disease. Since it results in a clouded vision, this means you are most likely to have trouble reading, driving, …

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MD Syhealth LLC D.B.a. Sybrid MD Receives 2018 Best of Bellmore Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bellmore Award Program Honors the Achievement BELLMORE October 30, 2018 — MD Syhealth LLC D.B.a. Sybrid MD has been selected for the 2018 Best of Bellmore Award in the Medical Billing Service category by the Bellmore Award Program. Each year, the Bellmore Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional …

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UV Safety Awareness Month

During the scorching summers, it is not only about protecting the skin from harmful UV radiation; the damage caused by the sun’s toxic rays is far-reaching. It is not wrong to assume that the skin receives the most harm from exposure to these ultraviolet rays, but the impact on the eyes is lesser known. Owing …

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