Maryland Physicians Seminar: What’s New & What’s Old is New

Thursday, June 16, 20225:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Sheraton Baltimore NorthTowson, MD There is no fee for this seminar, but registration is required because space is limited. Please register no later than Monday, June 6, 2022. Please click here to register. The Maryland General Assembly was busy again this year, and there are new Maryland laws that will affect…Read More

Will HHS Require Providers to Pay Back Provider Relief Fund Payments?

According to a report by Bloomberg Law on March 30, 2022, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is expecting to recoup approximately $100 million in Provider Relief Fund (PRF) payments from providers that fail to report on their use of funds by November 30, 2021. On March 10th, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)…Read More

Physician Fee Schedule 2022: What Providers Need to Know

Each year, the Medicare program updates and publishes final rules governing reimbursement for the Part B fee schedule (typically referred to as the “Physician Fee Schedule”) which becomes effective on January 1st of the following year. The final rule for FY 2022 was published at the Federal Register on November 19, 2021 and because of…Read More

No Shield Laws for Maryland

With the emergence of COVID-19, many businesses have carefully taken various precautions to prevent, where possible, viral exposures to their employees and customers. Consequently, the world has witnessed the birth of many new phenomena, such as social distancing and the deployment of remote-work teams. However, despite their good faith efforts to prevent further infections, many…Read More

New Stark and Anti-Kickback Rules: Compensation and Technology

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued new rules modernizing the Stark and Anti-Kickback laws. As discussed in the summer edition of TOPICS, the most transformative part of the rules, now in effect, update both laws to reflect the industry trend of encouraging…Read More

Business Analytics for a Medical Firm

Klik Solutions recently acquired a large medical company in Maryland as a client. The medical firm was concerned about security and was experiencing outages that strongly affected the operation of medical equipment. Accordingly, these issues endangered work with the clinic’s clients. Client Profile The medical center is one of the largest in the state with over…Read More

Maryland’s New 2021 Telehealth Law

As the COVID-19 PHE comes to an end, Governor Hogan signed into law “Preserve Telehealth Access Act of 2021” to prolong the benefits of telehealth throughout Maryland. Effective July 1, 2021, and for the duration of two years, Commercial and Medicaid insurance plans will have to reimburse providers for telehealth and audio-only services in the…Read More

Do Healthcare Providers Need a Single Audit?

Healthcare providers may not be aware that they are subject to a Single Audit (A-133 audit). Many healthcare providers faced significant financial changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the following changes felt by many organizations. Additional costs associated with purchasing needed PPE Costs of additional support provided to your workers Revenue losses from cancelled…Read More