Mark Weiss

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Hospitals Are Closing Faster Than New Ones Are Opening – Success in Motion

Ride along with Mark as he talks about re-purposing closed hospitals into other healthcare facilities.   Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com  

Why You Must Know About A University’s Captive Medical Group Filing Bankruptcy

Last week, on November 7, 2018, the medical group affiliated with Michigan’s Wayne State University Medical School, University Physician Group, which does business as Wayne State University Physician Group (“WSUPG”), filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. How is that even possible, you ask? After all, you were told that there’s safety in what is essentially hospital employment. …

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Clueless and Dangerous: “Your Medical Records Are Safe Because They’re Entered into Our System” – Podcast

Yes, that’s what they told me. My PHI would be safe because they would be entered into their system. It that’s the case, then pigs can fly. Listen in to the story of the “safety” of PHI at Holland Eye Surgery and Laser Center, which discovered that a hacker began accessing their electronic records in …

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There’s an App for that HIPAA Violation – Medical Group Minute

Cyber criminals pay far more for health data than for credit card or banking information. Don’t inadvertently help them out while exposing yourself to, potentially, tens of thousands of HIPAA violations. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Hospitals Beg To Be Aligned By Physicians! – Success In Motion

For years, hospitals have pushed to “align” physicians. Take a ride with Mark as he talks about a reversal in the trend: As what were hospital cases now flow out to independent ASCs, hospitals are begging to be aligned with physicians. But why allow a hospital to be a partner in your ASC deal? Comment …

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CMS Cuts Payments to Hospital Outpatient Clinics By 40% and Boosts Independent Physician Practice and Physician-Owned Facilities

In one fell swoop, CMS pulled the rug out from under hospital control of physician practice, rendering many, if not almost all, hospital outpatient clinics unprofitable. But this isn’t a story about hospitals. It’s a story about the positive impact the change will make on opportunities for physicians, both in connection with independent medical practices …

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Blowing Up Your ASC Because Of Confusion Of Purpose – Podcast

Considering forming a Medicare certified ASC? Be careful not to destroy all of your Medicare claims by turning them into false claims. Tune in this week as we go over different ways that ASC organizers and operators cause the fatal explosion of their businesses.   Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark …

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Dr. Drug Dealers Chill Legitimate Pain Medicine Practice – Success in Motion

Ride along with Mark as he discusses the recent indictment of a slew of doctors and pharmacists for pushing millions of oxycodone pills. But what’s great law enforcement has a chilling impact on the legitimate practice of pain medicine. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Do What You Say You’re Going to Do – Medical Group Minute

If you say that you’re going to do something, do it! We can all apply this lesson in our businesses. Comment or contact me if you’d like to discuss this post. Mark F. Weiss www.advisorylawgroup.com

Community Hospitals Must Change Or Die. Change Presents Opportunity For Entrepreneurial Physicians.

In a recent article in the North Bay Business Journal, Jan Emerson-Shea, vice president, external affairs at the California Hospital Association, was quoted, when speaking of community hospitals, as saying that, “there’s a host of challenges that all hospitals face but particularly these small, independent hospitals. Some of these hospitals file bankruptcy, some shut altogether, …

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