We are passionate about supporting local health departments and the services they provide to their communities. This blog provides news, knowledge, and best practices to help public health departments continue their mission while facing ever-shrinking funding and resources.

As Death Toll Rises, New Strategies Announced to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Mon, 2015-09-21

Heroin deaths have...

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Public Health Agencies Granted ICD-10 Safety Net

Tue, 2015-09-08

In a surprise July announcement, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it will not deny incorrect ICD-10 claims for one year following the...

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9 out of 10 Local Health Departments Are Billing Third Party Payers to Generate Revenue

Mon, 2015-08-24

Public health agencies can no longer rely on public funding to keep American communities healthy. Data now shows that 9 out of 10 Local Health Departments are actively billing third-party payers,...

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Infographic: A Handy Checklist for Public Health Credentialing

Mon, 2015-08-17...

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The Essential Credentialing Checklist for Local Health Departments

Mon, 2015-08-10

The Affordable Care Act provided a lifeline to local public health...

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