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MPOWERHealth New Leadership Team to Broaden Innovative Services for Customers

Posted by MPOWERHealth on Jun 11, 2020 10:16:02 AM

Recent hires support healthcare company's key business initiatives and growth

 
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Topics: Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Care, Musculoskeletal Care, Spine Bundles, Healthcare Analytics, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Independent Physicians, Value-based care

MPOWERHealth Rebrands to Reflect Expanded Role in Advancing the Way Healthcare Operates

Posted by MPOWERHealth on May 19, 2020 1:58:54 PM

Texas-based healthcare services firm invests in analytics and new services to improve quality and drive efficiencies for specialty physicians, hospitals and payors

 
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Topics: Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Care, Musculoskeletal Care, Spine Bundles, Healthcare Analytics, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Independent Physicians, Value-based care

Provider Relief Fund: Phase Two Distribution Portal is Now Open

Posted by MPOWERHealth on Apr 28, 2020 2:39:55 PM

UPDATE: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Provided the Following Information for Providers Regarding Phase Two of Disbursement of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund.

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Topics: Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Care, COVID-19, Elective Surgeries

Texas and Oklahoma Loosen Restrictions on Elective Surgeries

Posted by MPOWERHealth on Apr 17, 2020 10:46:57 PM

Friday, April 17, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott released his plan to gradually reopen Texas, including an Executive Order that loosens restrictions on elective surgeries and procedures put in place in March.

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Topics: Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Care, COVID-19, Elective Surgeries

Update: COVID-19 and Elective Surgeries

Posted by MPOWERHealth on Mar 31, 2020 6:40:50 PM

On March 29th, 2020, the Texas Medical Board (TMB) clarified that certain elective surgeries and procedures may be performed if the ordering physician has determined that such case is Urgent or Elective Urgent or Emergent. Further, the TMB stated proper documentation is the key to justifying any determination by the ordering physician that an elective case qualifies in one of these three categories.

Should you choose to proceed with ordering an Urgent, Elective Urgent, or Emergent surgery or procedure, be sure to very clearly state the reasoning and facts in the patient’s medical record. Here are some excerpts from the TMB’s FAQ document:

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Topics: Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Care, COVID-19, Elective Surgeries, Texas Medical Board Opinion