Top Trends in Healthcare, Now and in the Near-Future
It’s been a time of upheaval in healthcare. Today is a far different, almost entirely new, industry than what existed simply ten years ago. The transition to ICD-10, widespread adoption of electronic health records, sophistication of data science… all of these are monumental shifts, and they’ve happened quickly and recently. So quick, in fact, it […] The post Top Trends in Healthcare, Now and in t...
The New World of Personalized Medicine
A woman was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2002, which later spread to her brain. She was 44, a vegetarian and had never smoked. Things looked grim, to say the least. She was introduced to a drug called getfitinib, which was created as a “genetic smart weapon” to combat more specific mutations. As a result, […] The post The New World of Personalized Medicine appeared first on .
What Makes a Great Medical Biller?
It can be so difficult to find a good medical billing professional. As a physician, you know how critical a skilled medical biller is to your cash flow. They are the bloodline to your business. If you’re lucky, you have a biller who’s been with you for decades – they know your practice, your methods […] The post What Makes a Great Medical Biller? appeared first on .
How Do I Bill for a Missed Appointment?
Have you found that more and more patients are missing appointments? Are you unsure of how to address this issue? When patients do not come to their appointments, it not only causes inefficiency to the overall operations of the office, but it can cause significant interruptions to the scheduling process and can be a financial […] The post How Do I Bill for a Missed Appointment? appeared first on .
How Can Hiring Medical Billing and Coding Experts Make Your Practice More Profitable?
Times have changed in the billing world, as you know. Years back, regulations were steadier, and claims were denied at a significantly lower rate. Medical billing was something you could do between scheduling patients. Now, if you don’t have a billing expert by your side, your practice could be losing tons of money. This could […] The post How Can Hiring Medical Billing and Coding Experts Make You...
What is Medical Coding?
Medical coder act like translators by taking medical reports that are provided by physicians and turning the information found on those reports into a set of universal medical alphanumeric codes. Information on medical reports include prescriptions, medical diagnoses, any medical procedures performed on the patient, and the patient’s condition. Medical coders are responsible for making […] The pos...
Why Transition to ACH EFT?
Paper checks and virtual credit cards are popular payer-to-provider payment options for clinics around the country, but there is a better way. Transitioning to EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) payments via ACH (Automated Clearing House) is a somewhat new requirement for health plans. This is similar to a direct deposit of paychecks that is often used […] The post Why Transition to ACH EFT? appeared...
Common Problems in Urgent Care Coding and Billing
If you work in the medical billing and coding world, you know that it’s often seen as its own world, but in all reality, it’s connected directly with the patient care experience. Every person that serves in a medical billing role can impact revenue and the success of the medical practice and oftentimes there are […] The post Common Problems in Urgent Care Coding and Billing appeared first on .
5 Medical Billing Software Solutions For Your Practice
If you work in medical billing field, you know that efficiency and paying attention to details count. Looking for software solutions that can serve your practice’s unique needs? Here are some highly rated medical billing software programs that can help your business, as well as the different benefits that each one provides. #1: Flash Code […] The post 5 Medical Billing Software Solutions For Your ...
Business Intelligence Programs – “BI-gger” Than Just A Medical Billing Platform
Clinical Decision Support Systems are all the rage these days, and with good reason. A correctly implemented CDS can lead to better patient outcomes and fewer clinical mistakes, meaning that not only is it better for patients, it’s better for doctors and hospitals too! Implementing a CDS system, however, isn’t easy. Integrating a CDS system […] The post Business Intelligence Programs – “BI-gger” T...