CAP regularly publishes newsletters, bulletins, and other valuable sources of information containing timely news and advice in the areas of patient safety, risk management, practice management, and other medical-related topics.
CAPsules is our monthly member bulletin that serves as a valuable resource for important news, exclusive services, benefits, and products designed to add even greater value to CAP members.
Accurate and detailed notes of patient visits and interactions help mental health professionals diagnose and treat patients quickly, safely, and accurately, and help them devise effective treatment plans.
This Case of the Month emphasizes the importance of documenting conversations with patients regarding informed refusal. Beware: A good physician-patient relationship may not always save the day when adult children get involved
If you are contemplating a change in your practice, please notify CAP as soon as possible so our Membership Services Department can review your options with you and make your coverage transition a smooth one. Changes include, but are not limited to: Retirement from practice at age 55+, part-time practice (e.g., 20 or fewer hours per week or 16 hours for anesthesiologists), or reduction or any change in the scope of your practice.
Any members making payments to CAP by credit card on or after January 1, 2024, will be charged a 3% fee of the amount billed. This fee will apply to any credit card payments made online, by autopay, by mail, by phone, or other method.
CAP Physicians Insurance Agency, Inc. (CAP Agency) is pleased to announce the upcoming 2023 open enrollment period when CAP members will have the exclusive opportunity to access a wide range of personal insurance products and flexible plan options at competitive large group rates.
This edition of Physician Today spotlights the critical role independent medical practices play in healthcare and shares valuable resources addressing important practice management issues, the latest healthcare and employment laws, lessons in risk management, and much more. The resources shared in this publication are specially curated to provide you with the latest industry insights to help you thrive in today's complex healthcare landscape.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently distributed the following notice about MIPS: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in MIPS, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
As more businesses operate in the cloud, the risk of hackers becomes more apparent. This environment remains dangerous and needs to be evaluated. So how do you protect your data environment and remain HIPAA compliant in the cloud?
As we look back over 2016, we can see that data breaches seem to be an inevitable risk. Medical information is especially targeted as it is rich in content with all the elements needed to steal your identity.
It’s no secret – as humans, we all make errors. The problem is that in healthcare, these errors can cause patient harm, including death. With preventable medical errors being the third leading cause of death in the United States, it is not a matter of if your office will make such an error, but when.
A cyberattack masquerading as a Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management (SCAHRM) mailing containing a DVD about an active shooter training program has been mailed to healthcare providers in California.
CAP's risk management and patient safety specialists are highly proficient in identifying areas of risk and exposure, and offering risk reduction strategies. CAP's Risk Management Self-Assessment Kit was developed to share the knowledge amassed by these specialists from thousands of risk assessments conducted over the years.
Approximately one-third of physicians report experiencing burnout. It is characterized by emotional exhaustion, a decreasing sense of accomplishment, and general cynicism about the medical profession. Are you distracted, overloaded, and stressed? Being a doctor, at this time, is stressful. It is hard to be continuously caring and empathetic in this changing and ambiguous healthcare environment. Do you suffer from some or all of these characteristics?