Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Sullivan University System announces planned merger

Combining expertise, resources, talents and a deep tradition of higher education, The Sullivan University System Board of Directors has voted unanimously to merge the System’s three individual educational institutions – Sullivan University, the Sullivan College of Technology and Design (SCTD) and Spencerian College – into a single entity that will be known as Sullivan University.

XLerateHealth accelerator announces incoming fifth cohort

XLerateHealth, a Louisville-based accelerator for early-stage healthcare companies, announced it has selected eight companies to participate as part of its incoming fifth cohort. The accelerator’s 12-week intensive program will begin August 9, 2017 and run until “Demo Day” on October 26, 2017. Selected companies include: Digital Health Solutions, LLC (Indianapolis, IN) delivers a clinical decision support system that engages

Challenges healthcare CFOs in Kentucky face today

By Ben Keeton Healthcare finance is the primary topic of interest as healthcare continues to evolve. Physicians and healthcare providers want to focus on treating their patients and working toward a healthier population. The financial teams work on a separate, but important, process to ensure the rules are being followed for a wide array of issues, including proper claims submission, timely payments and accurate reconciliation.

“Incident to” Billing – Easy to Get Wrong

BY Lisa English Hinkle Billing for medical services is never easy. Despite attempts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to simplify the rule regarding “incident to” billing for Medicare services, it remains misunderstood by a large swath of providers. This proves problematic, as incorrect billing practices may lead to over-payments and False Claims Act

Severity of future dementia burden revealed in 20 states, including Kentucky

  According to new data reported at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London, multiple regions of the United States have been revealed as neurology “deserts” due to a projected chronic shortage of neurologists, and a rapid rise in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia cases. The research further shows that, due to