The world of healthcare is always changing. In other countries the systems are composed of government and non-government entities such as religious groups, trade unions charities and or other coordinative bodies that are centrally run and planned, to enable the delivery of healthcare services to the populations they target.
As a result, employers are becoming more involved requiring people to opt out of a 401k rather than opting in, choosing a target date mutual fund account as a default rather than cash, and spending resources on educating their workers more about financial planning.
Proper training in cross-cultural healthcare will ultimately lead to a better understanding of the patient’s needs and complaints, more respect for the physician and better adherence to treatment causing less legal disputes and a pleasurable, successful experience for the patient.
With an increase in technology within the Michigan healthcare system, will come advantages such as easier to access records, faster automatic billing capabilities, and even automated support and call center capabilities that are routed to the appropriate professionals.
The Anti-Kickback statute is not only a criminal prohibition against payments made purposefully to induce or reward the referral or generation of Federal health care business, it also addresses the offer or payment of anything of value in return for purchasing, leasing, ordering of any item or service reimbursable in whole or part by a Federal health care program.