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The COVID-19 pandemic has had, and will continue to have, a large economic impact, with high unemployment levels and many closed businesses resulting from this time of uncertainty. The effects are rippling throughout the economy — and being felt by medical practices and hospitals. Many physician practices have experienced a reduction in patient volume as…

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All providers receiving the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Provider Relief Fund (PRF) payments will be required to comply with reporting requirements described in the Terms and Conditions and specified in future directions issued by the Secretary. Below is a summary of the timeliness of these reporting requirements: The reporting system will…

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According to a 2016 Kaiser Family Foundation survey, almost 25% of U.S. patients have trouble paying a medical bill. This has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 22 million people reporting being unemployed in the first four weeks after a national emergency was declared. When the pandemic first struck, many doctors offered bill…

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By: Harlene Stevens, CPA Yesterday was a tough day for the dental community and as I wrote this email at 8 pm Monday evening, I knew that things may drastically change by Tuesday morning. The ADA and I understand the NJDA strongly recommends dentists postpone all elective procedures for the next 3 weeks. I have…

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Excellent patient service needs to go beyond simply fulfilling patient demands. This article suggests three steps that will help ensure good service, including designing service that meets various patient needs and having a good strategy in place for responding to mistakes and errors when they inevitably arise. It notes that the highest level of patient…

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Beginning on July 1, 2019, the New Jersey state minimum wage rate will increase from the current rate of $8.85 per hour to $10.00 per hour. The rate will then continue to increase annually on January 1 by an additional $1.00 until it reaches $15.00 per hour in 2024. Thereafter, the minimum wage rate will…

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