New medical tenants coming to Hallandale Beach

Atlantic Village, a mixed use facility in Hallandale Beach, just announced new medical tenants coming to the medical-focused building they have as part of the project. Located at 601 N. Federal Hwy., Atlantic Village’s newly signed medical tenants at the third phase include: • City Surgery Center of Hallandale, which is leasing 13,057 square feet on the sixth floor of the building • DRZ ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery, an acclaimed New York-based plastic surgeon that is relocating to South Florida by leasing 4,305 square feet at Atlantic Village • Skin and Cancer Associates, a national dermatology group that is opening a 3,731-square-foot location at Atlantic Village “We are thrilled to...

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A fundamental disconnect of risk adjustment documentation

When CMS launched the risk adjustment model for Medicare Advantage payments beginning in 2003, the reason for the change – in many minds – was shortened to, essentially, being paid more for sicker members. While this is one part of the rationale, it can lead to a fundamental disconnect on the justification for the added payments. Some are under the impression that the key is identifying the member’s chronic conditions that map to the CMS-HCC model. While this may be true, it’s only part of the story. The basis for the payment is for the management of the member’s chronic conditions with HCCs. So, in a nutshell, plans and providers are not paid because the member is “sick” but because they...

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Advances in Hand and Upper Limb Arthroscopy (Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Shoulder)

Arthroscopy simply means observation of a joint utilizing an instrument. Watanabe first developed this in Japan nearly 50 years ago and it was soon obvious that the minimally invasive nature of this procedure lead to better visualization of a joint while simultaneously minimizing pain and joint morbidity. As in many orthopedic procedures, the knee was for decades the sole benefactor of this new technology but soon other joints such as shoulder and elbow began to be explored. It is perhaps these joints, and others in the upper extremity, that best benefit from this technology since motion and dexterity are more important than in the weight-bearing lower extremity articulations. A discussion...

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Scrubs & Beyond, a National Retailer Known for its Fashion Forward Scrubs, to Celebrate Pembroke Pines Store Grand Opening on July 24

Public Figure Katie Duke, Nurse Practitioner and Collaborator of Katie Duke + Cherokee Uniforms Collection, to Attend Stylish and professional medical scrubs are coming to Pembroke Pines! Scrubs & Beyond, a national retailer known for its fashion forward scrubs and outstanding customer service, is opening a store in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Located at 11010 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, 33026, the store will host a grand opening event on July 24 from 1–4 p.m. The open house-style event will feature authentically candid influencer Katie Duke (@thekatieduke), a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner who launched her own collection of scrubs, The Katie Duke + Cherokee Collection,...

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