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Be Prepared for the New HIPAA Rules — Coming Soon to Your Practice

Just when you thought you didn’t have enough to worry about, stronger controls have been put in place for HIPAA. They took effect March 26... Read More

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Healthcare Providers: There are Ways to Make More Money

It’s tough for healthcare providers right now, no doubt about it. With all the changes in the field, including increased regulation, decreased reimbursement... Read More

ICD-10 Digest: News and Tips for Preparation

As the ICD-10 deadline approaches, we are finding a wealth of information on ICD-10 preparation from a variety of expert sources, which we wanted to share with you to use... Read More

Fast Billing/Practice Management Tips to Improve Profitability

Here are some key practice management tips provided by a variety of sources this month, including ways to decrease your claim denials, avoid billing errors, and more. Read More

Medical Coding Digest: E/M and Documentation, Local Coverage Determinations and More

Review these articles from a variety of sources to insure your coding is up to date on E/M, LCD, and other techniques. Read More

Coding Tips for Specialties: Neurology, IM, OB/GYN, Ophthalmology and More

These tips from a variety of expert sources will help you increase your reimbursement, reduce denials, and more. Read More

Medical Billing Update: Appeals That Work, Part I

Are the results from your appeals as good as you’d like them to be? If not, you should check out the advice from leading experts in the industry. Read More

Medical Billing Update: Appeals That Work, Part II

In our previous blog we looked at how to write an effective appeals letter, but obviously there’s much more to the process. To review how to effectively manage your appeals process, we’ll turn to two experts in the field... Read More

CMS: Do EHRs Lead to Upcoding?

The accuracy of physician documentation has been scrutinized for years, but a relatively new focus of complaints involves how doctors use features of electronic health record systems to support their claims. Read More