Medical Billing

Partnership: the new model for managed services

June 16th, 2021

For years, physician practices were on their own when it came to managing the business side of their practice. Software and contracted experts eased much of the burden, but the burden of maintenance, hiring, training, and keeping employees still fell on the physician’s practice. Times have changed. In that old…

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COVID-19 Uninsured Testing and Treatment Fund –Payer IDs

May 7th, 2020

Are you testing or treating uninsured patients for COVID-19?  The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, provide funding to support the health care-related expenses attributable to the treatment of uninsured individuals with COVID-19.  Claims for these services can be submitted for reimbursement…

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Increasing Revenue With Retroactive Reimbursement from Self-Pay Patients

September 30th, 2019

Caring for Self-Pay Patients Healthcare is expensive and for millions of Americans, it’s a struggle to afford health insurance. While the Affordable Care Act has made progress in providing lower-cost health insurance to the American people, there are still some who are uninsured. Some cannot afford plans on the marketplace,…

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Medicare Guidelines for Chronic Care Management Services

September 10th, 2019

What are Chronic Care Management Services? Chronic care management services refer to the chronic care services provided by medical professionals to Medicare beneficiaries with at least two chronic conditions. A disease or condition is chronic if it lasts a year or more, or requires ongoing medical attention, or limits daily…

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MACRA is not the Macarena But It Is A Dance You Can Learn

November 8th, 2017

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, also known as MACRA, is on the minds of physicians and practice managers from coast to coast. As with any new ruling from CMS, the challenge is to fully understand the changes to the law and what it means for your…

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Accurate ICD-10 Coding Is Critical To The Clinic’s Bottom Line

October 25th, 2017

GE Healthcare’s Centricity Practice Solution, like all business-essential software, helps remove complexity from tasks that would otherwise be unmanageable. For one, the clinic’s EHR software must assist physicians and medical coders in the clinic with the correct choice of ICD-10 codes. With more than 68,000 options in the International Classification…

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Better Data Leads To Improved Care And Higher Profits

September 18th, 2017

Meeting the various reporting and measurement standards imposed by CMS is no cakewalk. On one hand, clinicians must be adept at change management. On the other, they must be technically proficient and knowledge rich. There can be no doubt that successfully practicing medicine today requires clinicians to overcome several significant…

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