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12-19-2018: Announcing Frederick J. White, III, M.D., as LAMMICO's Chairman of the Board
05-09-2018: CEO Thomas H. Grimstad, M.D. Announces Retirement
12-13-2017: LAMMICO Declares a 4% Policyholder Dividend
10-02-2017: Announcing Re-Launch of Medical Interactive Community
09-27-2017: LAMMICO CFO Thomas McCormick Appointed to Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association Board
05-22-2019: Questions Follow Patient’s Compensation Fund’s Recent Decision
05-08-2019: LAMMICO Celebrates National Nurses Week
04-24-2019: LAMMICO Offers Three Complimentary Webinars in May
04-17-2019: Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Announces a Platform to Integrate the LA PMP with EHR
04-10-2019: Jennings American Legion Hospital Honored with LAMMICO's 4th Annual Patient Safety Award and Grant
04-03-2019: NAS Cyber Claims Digest Analyzes 2018 Cyber Claims Trends in Healthcare
03-27-2019: Laws Governing Patient Record Request Fees
02-20-2019: Top Five Considerations to Bear In Mind Before Closing a Medical Practice
01-23-2019: Coverage Options from Elatas Risk Partners
01-09-2019: Have You Met the Education Requirements for Louisiana Act 76?
01-02-2019: Louisiana Vital Records Law Change
12-26-2018: A Holiday Message from LAMMICO Leadership
12-05-2018: Allergy Practice Pays $125,000 to Settle Doctor’s Disclosure of Patient Information to a Reporter
11-07-2018: Year’s End is Near: LAMMICO’s On-Demand Education Can Help You Earn a 10% Discount on Your Premium
10-31-2018: Hacking a Fax
10-17-2018: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Cybersecurity Roundup
10-10-2018: MOC-Approved CME and CNE Provided by LAMMICO at SIDM
09-05-2018: Six Things to Know about Medical Marijuana in Louisiana
08-22-2018: Guidance on Disposing of Electronic Devices and Media
08-08-2018: Ask IT: Why Device Encryption is Healthcare’s Shield Against Modern-Day Security Attacks
07-18-2018: CMS Releases Proposed Rule for 2019 Medicare Quality Payment Program
07-11-2018: LSBME and LSBN Cooperation Leads to New Rules for Physicians, Updates for APRNs
06-06-2018: Hurricane Preparedness for Medical Practices
05-30-2018: Et Tu Brute? HIPAA Style
05-16-2018: Check it...and Keep the Check!
05-02-2018: What We've Got Here is Failure to Communicate
04-25-2018: LAMMICO Lagniappe: Calm Amidst Claims
04-10-2018: Specialists Hospital Shreveport Honored with LAMMICO's 3rd Annual Patient Safety Award
04-04-2018: Coverage Options from Elatas Risk Partners
03-28-2018: Uncapped Claims and the Importance of Higher Limits
03-21-2018: Provider Well-Being: Burnout Strategies for Success
03-14-2018: Impact of New Tax Act on Physicians
02-28-2018: Cyber Extortion on the Rise: How to Protect Your Practice
02-14-2018: The Facts About Faxes
02-07-2018: Small Breaches, Big Deadline and Big Fines
01-24-2018: Emergency Rule: Physician Notification Relative to Newborns Exhibiting Signs of Withdrawal
01-17-2018: Are You Ready to Accept New Medicare Cards?
01-10-2018: New Guidance on Secure Text Messaging
01-03-2018: Louisiana Medical Review Panel Process: The Basics
12-27-2017: Protecting PHI From a Former Employee
12-20-2017: A Holiday Message from LAMMICO Leadership
12-06-2017: New Year, New QPP Rules
11-29-2017: Federal Government Provides Guidance on Mobile Devices and PHI
11-15-2017: 2017 LAMMICO Medical School Scholarship Winners
11-08-2017: HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Guidance on How HIPAA Allows Information Sharing to Address the Opioid Crisis
11-01-2017: Toolkits, Videos, and Assessments Now Available Through LAMMICO Practice Solutions
10-25-2017: Key Takeaways from the New and Improved HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool
10-18-2017: LAMMICO Receives Accreditation with Distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
10-11-2017: Disclosure of Patients’ PHI to Family, Friends and the Media
09-27-2017: Legal Entities Are Not Impenetrable Shields
09-20-2017: Psychiatric Medical Emergency Policies and the Largest EMTALA Penalty Ever
09-13-2017: LAMMICO.com Scheduled Outage
09-06-2017: HHS Waives Certain HIPAA Privacy Rule Provisions for Texas and Louisiana Hospitals
08-30-2017: Claim Closed: Trend Analysis of Cyber Liability Claims from 2016
08-23-2017: Protect Your Income with IDI Coverage
08-09-2017: CME Provided by LAMMICO at SIDM 10th International Conference
08-02-2017: LAMMICO Proudly Presents: Practice Solutions
07-26-2017: QPP 2018 – More of the Same, But Maybe Even Better!
07-12-2017: Combatting Negative Reviews: Taking Control of Your Online Brand
07-05-2017: Protecting Your Practice from Another Petya/NotPetya
06-28-2017: 2017 Louisiana Legislative Session Recap from the LSMS
06-21-2017: Cybersecurity Checklist and Infographic
06-14-2017: Standing Order for Distribution or Dispensing of Naloxone in Louisiana
06-07-2017: Faxed HIV Information Costs Hospital $387K
05-31-2017: Case Studies: Combating Credit Card Fraud
05-24-2017: Jennings American Legion Hospital Wins LAMMICO Grant
05-03-2019: LA PMP Integration with EHR Can Help with MIPS!
04-22-2019: In-Network Reimbursement During Credentialing … It is possible!
04-01-2019: 6 X 10 = 45? For the MIPS Quality Performance Category, It Does!
02-26-2019: Orthopedics, Opioids and QPP
02-15-2019: Performance, Payments and Posting: How to Read Your 2019 Medicare Remittance Advices
02-01-2019: Are You Caught in the Crosshairs of QPP?
01-09-2019: DDS + QPP = 7% Medicare Payment Cut?
01-03-2019: MIPS Submission Window is Open!
12-19-2018: Apply for Your 2018 Promoting Interoperability Exemption before December 31
12-17-2018: Avoid a Five Percent Medicare Penalty While You Are at Home Over the Holidays!
11-02-2018: You can still avoid a QPP Penalty without an EHR!
10-29-2018: Fifteen Points Can Save You Five Percent!
09-20-2018: Clinicians Encouraged to Re-check 2017 MIPS Scores: Targeted Review Deadline Extended
08-08-2018: Promoting Interoperability Exception Applications Now Available
07-19-2018: Comments on QPP Year 3 Proposed Final Rule Encouraged
04-30-2018: Check it...and Keep the Check!
04-09-2018: Free HIPAA Training for Small-Practice Providers
03-28-2018: 2018 QPP Reporting: Cost
03-16-2018: 2018 QPP Reporting: Advancing Care Information
03-01-2018: Give Your Opinion to CMS and AVOID a 5% Penalty at the Same Time!
02-14-2018: Performance Scores for 2017 Claims Data Available on QPP Website
02-14-2018: 2018 QPP Reporting: Improvement Activities
02-01-2018: LAMMICO Risk Management Education for Office Staff Coming to a Location Near You!
01-19-2018: 2018 QPP Reporting: Quality
01-12-2018: QPP 2017 Exemption Reminder and Attestation
12-20-2017: Some Louisiana Providers Exempt from 2017 MIPS Reporting
12-18-2017: The End and the Beginning: Year-End Reminders
12-11-2017: Medicare EHR Hardship Applications for 2017
12-04-2017: New QPP Rules for 2018: Non-Participation Penalty Increases to 5%
11-27-2017: Key Indicators to Assess Your Revenue Cycle
10-23-2017: You Do Not Have to Accept Virtual Credit Cards as Payment!
10-02-2017: You Don't Have to Change How You Practice Today to Avoid a Penalty in 2019!
09-18-2017: Clarification on CMS Reporting Requirements To Avoid a Penalty
09-07-2017: Participate in QPP Today to Avoid a Penalty in 2019
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04-12-2019: Practice Reminder: Honor Thy Contracted Rates
04-12-2019: LAMMICO Welcomes J. Michael Conerly, M.D., as President and CEO
04-12-2019: The Americans with Disabilities Act: Compliance Requires More Than Just Ramps
04-12-2019: Failure to Rescue Measurement: What’s the Latest?
04-12-2019: Medical Interactive Presents New Online Courses
04-01-2019: Surgery-Related Infections: What Are You Doing to Prevent Them?
11-15-2018: Recent Developments in Medical Professional Liability Case Law and the Importance of Higher Liability Limits: Billeaudeau v. Opelousas General Hospital Authority
11-15-2018: Changes Coming to LAMMICO Hospital Premium Discount Program in 2019
11-15-2018: Your Institution May Harbor Infectious Stethoscopes
09-28-2018: LSBME and LSBN Cooperation Leads to New Rules for Physicians, Updates for APRNs
09-28-2018: Provider Well-Being: Nursing Burnout
09-28-2018: The LAMMICO Advantage: One Consolidated Carrier
04-09-2018: Earn 5% Off Your Hospital Base Premium
04-09-2018: Specialists Hospital Shreveport Honored With LAMMICO's 3rd Annual Patient Safety Award
04-09-2018: 2018-2019 Patient Safety Award and Grant Program: Nurse Well-Being
04-09-2018: Medical Device Recall Fictions: Is Your Hospital Prepared for the Facts?
04-09-2018: Pratfalls, Lawsuits, and You
11-28-2017: Reversing a Deadly Accident: Employee Exposure to Fentanyl
11-28-2017: A Step Into Healthcare’s Cloudy Future: New HIPAA Rules for CSPs
11-28-2017: Patients Without Advanced Medical Directives: Who Can Consent?
11-28-2017: The Handoff You Hate
11-28-2017: Opioid Rules: Unused, Unlocked and Undisposed in Louisiana
08-17-2017: Deaf Patients: Talking with the Hands, Hearing with the Eyes
08-17-2017: LAMMICO Patient Safety Award & Grant Program Expanded
08-17-2017: Healthcare Executives and Physicians Should Work Together to Reduce Burnout
08-17-2017: Practice Solutions: Resources to Help Your Physician Practices
02-25-2019: MIPS in a Minute
02-25-2019: How Would You Communicate with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Patients?
02-25-2019: Counsel’s Corner: Obligation to Inform Patient’s Employer or Governmental Agency
02-25-2019: Medical Interactive Presents New Online Courses
11-19-2018: End of Life: When Families Collide
11-19-2018: Office-Based Surgery: I Have to Report What?
11-19-2018: Physician Burnout in a Nutshell
11-19-2018: Recent Developments in the Medical Professional Liability Case Law and the Importance of Higher Liability Limits
11-19-2018: 2019 LAMMICO Rate Update
07-20-2018: The Federal Agent and You
07-20-2018: What is a False Claim?
07-20-2018: Save the Date: QPP Webinar Sept. 12
05-15-2018: Compliance Risk for Physician Practices in Waiving Patient Copays and Deductibles
05-15-2018: Controlled Substances Misuse and Abuse
05-15-2018: How Compliance with New Opioid Legislation Can Help Practices Avoid the 5% Medicare Penalty
05-15-2018: Specialists Hospital Shreveport Honored with LAMMICO's 3rd Annual Patient Safety Award
05-15-2018: Coverage Options from Elatas Risk Partners
05-15-2018: LAMMICO CEO Thomas H. Grimstad, M.D. Announces Retirement
02-16-2018: Changes Coming to Medicare Identification Cards
02-16-2018: The Quality Payment Program is Complicated. Avoiding a Penalty is Not!
02-16-2018: Prescribing Controlled Substances: Things Have Changed
02-16-2018: Robert L. di Benedetto, M.D. in Memoriam
10-27-2017: Tips on Handling Kangaroos in the Medical Office
10-27-2017: Burnout Buster: Gratitude Journal
10-27-2017: Opioid Rules: Unused, Unlocked and Undisposed in Louisiana
10-27-2017: Announcing Re-Launch of Medical Interactive Community
07-27-2017: Hurricane Preparedness for Medical Practices
07-27-2017: LAMMICO’s “A” Rating Reaffirmed by A.M. Best
07-27-2017: Burnout Buster
07-27-2017: This Relationship Is Not Working Out
07-27-2017: Diamonds, Gold and PHI
07-27-2017: Regulatory Response to Vaccine Refusal
07-27-2017: Practice Solutions: New Resources to Help With the Daily Challenges of Managing Your Practice
07-27-2017: Annual Meeting of Policyholders
07-27-2017: The LINK, Vol. 36, No. 3