Stay up-to-date on the latest CMS changes and how they affect the Wound Care and Podiatry industries by following the blog of Dr. Caroline Fife. We also produce webinars featuring industry experts on a regular basis that you can find listed here.
Lastest Articles from CarolineFifeMD.com
House Passes Hoeven-Cosponsored Legislation Which Expands VA Research in HBOT
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 24, 2020 at 5:31 pm
It passed! Thank you to all of you who engaged on this issue. Let’s hope this is a small step forward for the field of hyperbaric medicine and a big step forward for our veterans. –Caroline HOUSE PASSES HOEVEN-COSPONSORED LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE VA MENTAL HEALTH, SUICIDE PREVENTION SERVICES WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the
Hyperbaric Medicine Advocate with the Scars to Prove it
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Time is running out on these bills and veterans deserve HBOT today, not months or years from now.
Operations/Business Leaders of Wound Clinics: Please Take This Survey!
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 17, 2020 at 8:59 am
Are You Brave Enough to Report Honest Healing Rates in Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFUs)?
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 15, 2020 at 4:20 pm
We need a reality check on honest healing rates so that more realistic clinical trials can be designed. If you treat SEVERE DFUs, you know what I am talking about.
Medicare Trust Fund Insolvency Looms in 2024
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has issued a report estimating that the Medicare Trust Fund will become insolvent in 2024, two years sooner than the previous estimate, because of the pandemic.
Novitas and First Coast Retire Local Coverage Determinations for HBOT
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Novitas and First Coast have retired their Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT).
Monty Python and COVID-19
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 8, 2020 at 1:10 pm
Dr. Marissa Carter has posted a new blog about the latest COVID-19 news, including a vaccine update.